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Synonym of Running

Running Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
acting, action, active, activity, actual, actuation, affluent, agency, agile, alive, articulated, as is, ascending, at work, authority, autograph, autographic, average, axial, back, back-flowing, backward, being, besetting, breakneck, calligraphic, candidacy, candidature, care, catenated, ceaseless, charge, chirographic, colliquation, command, common, competition, concatenated, conduct, confluent, connected, consecutively, constant, contemporaneous, contemporary, contest, continual, continually, continued, continuing, continuous, continuously, control, coursing, current, cursive, cyclical, dashing, decoagulation, decurrent, defluent, deliquescence, deliquium, descending, diffluent, direct, direction, dissolution, dissolving, dominant, double-quick, down-trending, downward, drifting, driving, dynamic, dynamics, eagle-winged, effortless, endless, engrossed, epidemic, event, execution, exercise, existent, existing, expeditious, express, extant, fast, featureless, festering, fleet, flowing, fluent, fluidification, fluidization, fluxional, fluxive, flying, fresh, functional, functioning, fusibility, fusing, fusion, galloping, game, gapless, gleet, going, going on, governance, government, graphic, graphoanalytic, graphologic, graphometric, guidance, gulfy, gushing, gyrational, gyratory, hair-trigger, hand running, handling, hasty, headlong, holograph, holographic, husbandry, hustling, ichor, immanent, immediate, in Indian file, in a chain, in a line, in a row, in a series, in column, in exercise, in file, in force, in hand, in longhand, in operation, in play, in practice, in process, in shorthand, in single file, in succession, in the works, in turn, in writing, inaction, incessant, inscribed, instant, intendance, interminable, italic, italicized, joined, jointless, kinematics, kinesipathy, kinesis, kinesitherapy, kinetics, latest, leaching, lead, leading, leukorrhea, light of heel, light-footed, linked, liquation, liquefaction, liquescence, liquescency, live, lively, lixiviation, longhand, management, managery, managing, manipulation, manuscript, match, matter, mattering, mazy, meandering, meet, melting, mercurial, mobilization, modern, monotonous, motion, motivation, mounting, move, movement, moving, never-ending, new, night and day, nimble, nimble-footed, nonstop, normal, occupation, on foot, on paper, on the fire, ongoing, operancy, operating, operation, operational, operative, ordering, ordinary, pandemic, passing, peccant humor, penciled, penned, percolation, perennial, performance, performing, periodic, perpetual, pilotage, plunging, popular, pouring, practice, precipitate, predominant, predominating, present, present-age, present-day, present-time, prevailing, prevalent, printed, profluent, progressive, progressively, prompt, purulence, pus, quick, quick as lightning, quick as thought, race, racing, rampant, rankling, rapid, reckless, recurrent, reflowing, refluent, regnant, regressive, regulation, reigning, repetitive, responsibility, restlessness, retrogressive, rife, rising, rotary, rotational, rotatory, round-the-clock, routine, ruling, running for office, rushing, sanies, scriptorial, scriptural, seamless, sequentially, serially, seriatim, serpentine, serried, shorthand, sideward, sinking, sluggish, smooth, snappy, soaring, solubilization, solution, spanking, speedy, stable, standard, standing, standing for office, steady, steerage, steering, step by step, stereotyped, stir, stirring, straight, streaming, stylographic, successively, superintendence, superintendency, supervision, suppuration, surging, surgy, sustained, swift, that be, that is, thaw, thawing, the conn, the helm, the wheel, thermoplasticity, tidal, topical, tournament, turn about, twenty-four-hour, unbroken, unceasing, unclotting, undifferentiated, unending, uniform, unintermitted, unintermittent, unintermitting, uninterrupted, uninterruptedly, unrelieved, unremitting, unrest, unstopped, up-to-date, up-to-the-minute, up-trending, upward, usual, velocity, vortical, winged, work, working, workings, written


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WordNet 2.0

1. (American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"
(synonym) run, running play, running game
(hypernym) football play
(hyponym) draw, draw play
(derivation) run
(classification) American football, American football game
2. the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
(synonym) run
(hypernym) locomotion, travel
(hyponym) dash, sprint
(derivation) run
3. the state of being in operation; "the engine is running smoothly"
(hypernym) operation
(derivation) run
4. the act of administering or being in charge of something; "he has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time"
(hypernym) administration, disposal
(hyponym) administrivia
(derivation) operate, run
5. the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
(synonym) track
(hypernym) track and field
(part-holonym) track meet
(derivation) race, run

1. moving quickly on foot; "heard running footsteps behind him"
(synonym) running(a)
(similar) moving
2. (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "a mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"
(synonym) running(a)
(antonym) standing(a)
(similar) flowing, streaming
3. continually repeated over a period of time; "a running joke among us"
(synonym) running(a)
(similar) continual
4. of advancing the ball by running; "the team's running plays worked better than its pass plays"
(synonym) running(a)
(antonym) passing(a), pass(a)
(classification) football, football game
5. executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"
(synonym) running(a)
(antonym) standing(a)
(similar) flying
6. measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot"
(synonym) linear, running(a)
(similar) lengthwise, lengthways
7. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"
(synonym) running(a), operative, functional, working(a)
(similar) functioning


1. a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely; "the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th"; "their first tally came in the 3rd inning"
(synonym) tally
(hypernym) score
(hyponym) earned run
2. the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
(synonym) test, trial
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
(hyponym) assay
(derivation) move, go
3. a race run on foot; "she broke the record for the half-mile run"
(synonym) footrace, foot race
(hypernym) race
(hyponym) funrun, fun run
(derivation) race
4. an unbroken series of events; "had a streak of bad luck"; "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
(synonym) streak
(hypernym) succession
(hyponym) losing streak
5. (American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"
(synonym) running, running play, running game
(hypernym) football play
(hyponym) draw, draw play
(classification) American football, American football game
6. a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time"
(hypernym) trip
(derivation) ply
7. the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace; "he broke into a run"; "his daily run keeps him fit"
(synonym) running
(hypernym) locomotion, travel
(hyponym) dash, sprint
8. the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation; "the assembly line was on a 12-hour run"
(hypernym) time period, period of time, period
(hyponym) print run, press run
9. unrestricted freedom to use; "he has the run of the house"
(hypernym) liberty
10. the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.); "a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"
(hypernym) indefinite quantity
11. a small stream
(synonym) rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet
(hypernym) stream, watercourse
(derivation) flow, feed, course
12. a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
(synonym) political campaign, campaign
(hypernym) race
(hyponym) governor's race, campaign for governor
(derivation) campaign
13. a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in her stocking"
(synonym) ladder, ravel
(hypernym) damage, harm, impairment
(derivation) ladder
14. the pouring forth of a fluid
(synonym) discharge, outpouring
(hypernym) flow, flowing
(hyponym) jet, squirt, spurt, spirt
(derivation) flow, feed, course
15. an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
(hypernym) sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession
16. a short trip; "take a run into town"
(hypernym) trip
(derivation) unravel

1. move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store"
(hypernym) travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip
(hyponym) trot, jog, clip
(see-also) frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about
(derivation) running
2. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
(synonym) scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away
(hypernym) leave, go forth, go away
(hyponym) flee, fly, take flight
3. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
(synonym) go, pass, lead, extend
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) come
(see-also) line, run along
(verb-group) range
4. direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
(synonym) operate
(hypernym) direct
(hyponym) financier
(derivation) running
5. have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..."
(synonym) go
(hypernym) be
6. move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
(synonym) flow, feed, course
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) flush
(see-also) overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over
(derivation) rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet
7. perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
(synonym) function, work, operate, go
(hyponym) double
8. change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull"
(synonym) range
(hypernym) be
(verb-group) lead
9. run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?"
(synonym) campaign
(hypernym) race
(hyponym) stump
(derivation) political campaign, campaign
10. cause to emit recorded sounds; "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "Can you play my favorite record?"
(synonym) play
11. move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; "who are these people running around in the building?"; "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles"; "let the dogs run free"
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
12. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"
(synonym) tend, be given, lean, incline
(hypernym) be
(hyponym) take kindly to
13. carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction"
(synonym) execute
(hypernym) enforce, implement, apply
(hyponym) step
(verb-group) play
14. be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
(antonym) idle, tick over
(hypernym) function, work, operate, go
(verb-group) function, work, operate, go
(derivation) running
15. change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
(hypernym) become, go, get
16. cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
(hypernym) process, treat
(hyponym) rerun
(verb-group) play
17. be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"
(hypernym) incur
18. continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
(synonym) prevail, persist, die hard, endure
(hypernym) continue
(hyponym) carry over
19. occur persistently; "Musical talent runs in the family"
(hypernym) occur
(verb-group) prevail, persist, die hard, endure
20. include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"
(synonym) carry
(hypernym) circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around
21. carry out; "run an errand"
(hypernym) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
22. guide or pass over something; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers"
(synonym) guide, draw, pass
(hyponym) rub
(verb-group) string, thread, draw
23. cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
(synonym) lead
(hypernym) pass, make pass
(verb-group) guide, draw, pass
24. make without a miss
(hypernym) succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
(derivation) tally
(classification) sport, athletics
25. deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
(synonym) black market
(hypernym) trade, merchandise
(verb-group) ply
(classification) crime, law-breaking
26. cause an animal to move fast; "run the dogs"
(hypernym) move, displace
(verb-group) hunt, hunt down, track down
(derivation) running
27. be diffused; "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
(synonym) bleed
(hypernym) diffuse, spread, spread out, fan out
(hyponym) crock
(verb-group) melt, melt down
28. sail before the wind
(hypernym) sail
29. cover by running; run a certain distance; "She ran 10 miles that day"
(hypernym) pass, go through, go across
(derivation) running
30. extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"
(synonym) run for
(hypernym) last, endure
31. set animals loose to graze
(hypernym) free, liberate, release, unloose, unloosen, loose
32. keep company; "the heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring"
(synonym) consort
(hypernym) accompany
33. run with the ball; in such sports as football
(derivation) running, running play, running game
(classification) sport, athletics
34. travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
(hypernym) travel, go, move, locomote
(derivation) running
35. travel a route regularly; "Ships ply the waters near the coast"
(synonym) ply
(hypernym) travel, trip, jaunt
(verb-group) black market
36. pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals); "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The dogs are running deer"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"
(synonym) hunt, hunt down, track down
(hypernym) capture, catch
(hyponym) snipe
37. compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
(synonym) race
(hypernym) compete, vie, contend
(hyponym) show
(see-also) run off
(derivation) footrace, foot race
38. progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation before the meeting"
(synonym) move, go
(hypernym) change
(derivation) test, trial
39. reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
(synonym) melt, melt down
(hypernym) dissolve, resolve, break up
(hyponym) fuse
(verb-group) bleed
40. come unraveled or undone as if by snagging; "Her nylons were running"
(synonym) ladder
(hypernym) break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
(verb-group) unravel
(derivation) ladder, ravel
41. become undone; "the sweater unraveled"
(synonym) unravel
(hypernym) disintegrate
(verb-group) ladder

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