What are some alternative words for runner?

Synonyms for runner
ˈrʌn ər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term runner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. smuggler, runner, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser(noun)

    someone who imports or exports without paying duties

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  2. runner(noun)

    someone who travels on foot by running

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  3. runner(noun)

    a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

    "he sent a runner over with the contract"

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  4. base runner, runner(noun)

    a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  5. stolon, runner, offset(noun)

    a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

    Synonyms:
    contrabandist, outset, counterbalance, first, stolon, ball carrier, starting time, moon-curser, smuggler, offshoot, setoff, commencement, start, offset printing, get-go, base runner, outgrowth, set-back, showtime, offset, kickoff, branch, blue runner, moon curser, beginning

  6. runner(noun)

    a trained athlete who competes in foot races

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  7. ball carrier, runner(noun)

    (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  8. runner(noun)

    a long narrow carpet

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  9. runner(noun)

    device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

  10. runner, blue runner, Caranx crysos(noun)

    fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

    Synonyms:
    smuggler, moon-curser, base runner, contrabandist, blue runner, ball carrier, moon curser, stolon, offset

Wiktionary

  1. runner(noun)

    A short sling with a karabiner on either end, used to link the climbing rope to a bolt or other protection such as a nut or friend.

    Synonyms:
    extender, quick-draw

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    racer

  2. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    messenger, courier

  3. runner(n.)

    Synonyms:
    footman, foot-boy, livery servant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. runner(n)

    Synonyms:
    racer, sprinter, messenger, courier

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "runner":

    racer, slider, fugitive, enmity, hostility, animosity, tramp, messenger, sprinter, entrant, rider

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How to say runner in sign language?

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How to use runner in a sentence?

  1. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    I think we also have to look at the rhetoric coming from the front-runner in the presidential campaign, someone who's basically encouraged people in the audience to rough up anyone who stands up and says something he doesn't like.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    President Obama’s decision to seek normalized relations with Cuba sets up new challenges for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for the White House if Hillary Clinton chooses to run … Hillary Clinton talked of recommending that President Obama end the embargo toward the end of Hillary Clinton term as President Obama secretary of State. Hillary Clinton and Hillary Clinton husband, Hillary Clinton, have a contentious history with the Cuban-American population in Florida that goes back to the fight over Elian Gonzalez, the Cuban child whom the president allowed to be returned to his father in Havana after Elian Gonzalez fled to Florida with Elian Gonzalez mother, who died on the voyage … Former Sen. Mel Martinez( R-Fla.) , who left Cuba as a child, predicted that the move by Obama on Wednesday would affect the Cuban-American vote in a way that would not be good for President Obama or Hillary Clinton … He also warned that the actions will remind Cuban-Americans of the Hillary Clinton policies toward Cuba that they opposed, as well as the Elian Gonzalez incident. ‘ It's a reminder, ’ he said. ‘ I think all of that gets revived. ’.

  3. Brian Chirichiello:

    I don't mind him being a front-runner, but it's still early, i like the fact that he is a businessman, which is good. I just worry that he may be a little one-dimensional.

  4. Pounds Pitt:

    When I got off the bike I could relax and breathe easy, i loved the marathon because I ’m a runner. She finished the run in just over five hours. With the Ironman, she raised $ 60,000 for Interplast, which provides free reconstructive surgery to people in developing countries. She has raised about $ 1 million for the charity over the last several years. More from Runner’s World : 5 Unhealthy.

  5. George Pataki:

    I think it just is an indication that it is still wide open, everybody thought Jeb was going to be the front-runner, and he's not. Donald Trump now has gone down and Carson has gone up in Iowa. I think it's wide open.


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