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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 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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. running(a)

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

How to pronounce running?

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Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say running in sign language?

  1. running

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How to use running in a sentence?

  1. Paolo Jorio:

    This is a question of power, the cardinals have been very annoyed that they don't have a say in the running of the chapel.

  2. Georgia Mooney:

    The President of America is kind of like the leader of the world in so many ways, that's such an incredibly influential position, and from the start, it was really alarming and shocking that he was even running.

  3. Jonathan Carroll:

    You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip.

  4. Kilburn Hall:

    President Obama smoked so much pot in college he never learned to spell. Which is why he's confusing the word "ruining" the country with "running" the country.

  5. Pablo Paez:

    We do not believe in cost-cutting for profit's sake as critics like the ACLU contend, instead we believe in running an efficient operation that provides adequate staffing and relies on state of the art technology for monitoring, communication, health care and rehabilitation programs.


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