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Synonyms for running
ˈrʌn ɪŋrun·ning

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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. Colorado Democratic strategist Steve Welchert:

    There's not a day that goes by that someone doesn't ask me about Hickenlooper running.

  2. The Republican:

    The Republicans' hopes for capturing the governorship in the Old Dominion hinge upon running competitively in Northern Virginia and dominating in the mountain and western parts of the state, those hopes depend on which issues are at the forefront. If voters are thinking about the economy, taxes, and critical race theory, the data here suggest Youngkin might pull this off. If they are thinking about the virus and health care, McAuliffe cruises.

  3. Michael Marceaux:

    Go out and look at your downspouts, you should be able to see the water coming out [the bottom] or hear it going through the downspout into the ground drain below. It’s going to be pretty obvious if the downspout isn’t working. … The water will be running over the top of the gutter. Gutters are like anything. You’ve got to maintain them and keep them clean.

  4. Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin:

    Both Lightfoot-Franklin and Both Lightfoot-Franklin husband reportedly called the campus and the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School Districts transportation department repeatedly. Where is he ? The school doesnt know. The transportation doesnt know, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin said. So we were just riding around, looking for him. I didnt know where I was going. I just knew I would take the route to the school. PENNSYLVANIA GROUP DELIVERS THOUSANDS OF COOKIES TO FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING PANDEMIC After driving around theMiramesa neighborhood of Cypress, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin received a notification that Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin Ring doorbell camera detected activity at Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin front door. I dont know if your mommys here. Is Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin usually here, baby ? asked a mystery woman who appeared at the familys front door with Colton. Do you know mommys phone number ? the woman said. According to a post shared by Lightfoot-Franklin on Saturday, the woman, identified as Kim, said she found Colton running frantically down West Road. She said it looked like he was running for his life, Arlene Lightfoot-Franklin said. Because it was Coltons first day back in the classroom, his teacher had placed a sticker with his address on his shirt. Kims daughter noticed the sticker, prompting her toput the address in her phone and found out she was about half a mile away. After driving towards his house, Colton began to recognize things and told Kim which way to turn. After waiting outside Coltons house, Lightfoot-Franklin eventually pulled up and proceeded to run and hug her son.The two mothersthen shared a hug. Theres nothing that we can do to repay her, like, she didnt have to stop. She couldve went on about her day. But she took the time to notice a little boy in trouble. Especially in this climate that were going through. Coronavirus. Everything. She took the time and risked her family being exposed to a stranger. She gave me a hug, knowing Im a stranger. That just shows that there are people still out there and compassionate that care about one another. We just want to thank her. I dont know what we can do, but I just want to formally thank her. Colton was back on the bus Friday, and he got off at the right bus stop to make it home before 5 p.m. Lightfoot-Franklin did not immediately return FoxNews request for comment. TEXAS PARAMEDIC RESCUES DOG THAT FELL OFF 70-FOOT CLIFF The Franklins reportedly have said the school district has apologized and is investigating to find out what exactly happened. But in a statement to KHOUfrom Leslie Francis, the school districtsassistant superintendent of communication and community relations, didnt acknowledge that.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Im not running, but Im going to keep on working and speaking and standing up for what I believe.


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