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Synonyms for running
ˈrʌn ɪŋ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. run, running, running play, running gamenoun

    (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, runningnoun

    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. runningnoun

    the state of being in operation

    "the engine is running smoothly"

    Synonyms:
    run, running play, track, running game

    Antonyms:
    nonfunctional, sporadic, crosswise, malfunctioning

  4. runningnoun

    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, runningadjective

    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)adjective

    (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)adjective

    continually repeated over a period of time

    "a running joke among us"

    Antonyms:
    crosswise, nonfunctional, malfunctioning, sporadic

  8. running(a)adjective

    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)adjective

    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)adjective

    measured lengthwise

    "cost of lumber per running foot"

    Antonyms:
    malfunctioning, sporadic, nonfunctional, crosswise

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

    (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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. runningadjective

    Synonyms:
    successive, consecutive, flowing, easy, cursive, continuous, trailing

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How to use running in a sentence?

  1. Bob Shrum:

    His fate in not in his own power, he is running on a bet that Biden won't make it through and he becomes the big alternative to Sanders.

  2. Richard Betts:

    Although the series of annual levels of CO2 have always seen a year-on-year increase since 1958, driven by fossil fuel burning and deforestation, the rate of rise isn't perfectly even because there are fluctuations in the response of ecosystem carbon sinks, especially tropical forests, overall, these are expected to be weaker than normal for a second year running.

  3. Paris Hilton:

    I love being a woman entrepreneur and a businesswoman and running my empire, so I’m always going to be doing that, but I also want to start a family soon, i think it’s important to not travel as much, because when you’re traveling 250 days a year and you have a family, it’s too much.

  4. Jess Kensky:

    I’m really excited to see Patrick achieve one of the goals he set for himself, for him, running is showing that [the bombings] didn’t take away from who he was. Being able to do it again is very important for him.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I felt that the work that I had done in running for office had come full circle.

Images & Illustrations of running

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