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"
the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
"he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
the state of being in operation
"the engine is running smoothly"
the act of administering or being in charge of something
"he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
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
(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
"as mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
continually repeated over a period of time
"a running joke among us"
of advancing the ball by running
"the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"
executed or initiated by running
"running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"
"cost of lumber per running foot"
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"
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How to use running in a sentence?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- Laufen, Laufsport, rennenGerman
- dirección, footing, manejo, jogging, consecutivo, control, organización, administración, corriendoSpanish
- در حال اجراPersian
- juokseminen, juoksu, juoksevaFinnish
- corsa, in esecuzioneItalian
- چل رہا ہےUrdu
- đang chạyVietnamese
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