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Synonyms for running
ˈrʌn ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. run, running, running play, running game(noun)

    (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

    "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, track, streamlet

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, malfunctioning, crosswise, sporadic

  2. run, running(noun)

    the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

    "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"

    Synonyms:
    running game, rivulet, political campaign, rill, ladder, ravel, discharge, campaign, run, footrace, foot race, test, running play, tally, streak, trial, outpouring, runnel, track, streamlet

    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, sporadic, crosswise, nonfunctional

  3. running(noun)

    the state of being in operation

    "the engine is running smoothly"

    Synonyms:
    run, running play, track, running game

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, sporadic, crosswise, malfunctioning

  4. running(noun)

    the act of administering or being in charge of something

    "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"

    Synonyms:
    run, running play, track, running game

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, crosswise, sporadic, malfunctioning

  5. track, running(adj)

    the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

    Synonyms:
    rails, data track, running game, rail, cartroad, running play, raceway, racecourse, cart track, caterpillar track, caterpillar tread, cut, runway, run, trail, lead, track, path, course, racetrack

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, crosswise, sporadic, malfunctioning

  6. running(a)(adj)

    (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream

    "as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"

    Antonyms:
    sporadic, crosswise, malfunctioning, nonfunctional

  7. running(a)(adj)

    continually repeated over a period of time

    "a running joke among us"

    Antonyms:
    crosswise, nonfunctional, malfunctioning, sporadic

  8. running(a)(adj)

    of advancing the ball by running

    "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"

    Antonyms:
    crosswise, sporadic, malfunctioning, nonfunctional

  9. running(a)(adj)

    executed or initiated by running

    "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, malfunctioning, crosswise, sporadic

  10. linear, running(a)(adj)

    measured lengthwise

    "cost of lumber per running foot"

    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, sporadic, nonfunctional, crosswise

  11. running(a), operative, functional, working(a)(adj)

    (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

    "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"

    Antonyms:
    crosswise, nonfunctional, malfunctioning, sporadic

How to pronounce running?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say running in sign language?

  1. running

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