run is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

run Scrabble score: 3

Meaning of run

  • moving quickly; hurrying about
  • go rapidly or hurriedly hasten run and fetch the doctor
  • to surpass others in; be outstanding in
  • mark out draw run a contour line on a map
  • continue to accrue or become payable interest on the loan runs from July 1
  • carry in a printed medium print every newspaper ran the story
  • cause to collide ran his head into a post
  • employ or supervise in espionage run an agent
  • while running or in a hurry
  • permit (as charges) to accumulate before settling run a tab at the bar often used with up ran up a large phone bill
  • make oneself liable to incur ran the risk of discovery
  • keep company consort a ram running with ewes ran with a wild crowd when he was young
  • lie or extend in relation to something
  • to exist or work without noticeable change, progress, or improvement
  • to create or perform rapidly or easily
  • to find
  • to total
  • to leave; go on one's way
  • make a quick, easy, or casual trip or visit ran over to borrow some sugar
  • to amount to; total
  • cause or allow (as a vehicle or a vessel) to go in a specified manner or direction ran the car off the road
  • have a specified duration, extent, or length the manuscript runs nearly 500 pages
  • to sail close to (a coast, vessel, etc.)
  • make (a golf ball) roll forward after alighting
  • close or keen competition
  • ee retreat escape dropped the gun and ran
  • drive (livestock) especially to a grazing place
  • run on or over in athletic competition runs the bases well run the floor
  • cause to penetrate or enter thrust ran a splinter into her toe
  • go in urgency or distress resort runs to mother at every little difficulty
  • contend in a race
  • to encounter
  • to hurry away or flee, esp. to evade something
  • move up or down a river to spawn
  • to flow
  • am rove running about with no overcoat
  • remain of a specified size, amount, character, or quality profits were running high
  • to stop
  • cause (an animal) to go rapidly ride or drive fast
  • as an immediate or temporary outcome
  • to add (matter) to text without indenting
  • tend to produce or develop a specified quality or feature they run to big noses in that family
  • alter by addition ran his record to six wins and four losses
  • carry (the football) on a running play
  • to drive a vehicle into
  • go without restraint move freely about at will let chickens run loose
  • be full of or drenched with streets ran blood
  • discharge liquid (as pus or serum) a running sore
  • to determine the winner of (a contest, race, etc.) by a runoff
  • go in pursuit of hunt chase dogs that run deer
  • throw out an elongated shoot of growth
  • pass or slide freely a rope runs through the pulley
  • to tag out (a base runner) between bases
  • to follow; chase
  • follow the trail of backward trace ran the rumor to its source
  • to attempt to become friendly with or part of the society of
  • occur persistently musical talent runs in the family
  • move on or as if on wheels glide file drawers running on ball bearings
  • provide pasturage for (livestock)
  • roll forward rapidly or freely
  • flow rapidly or under pressure
  • scoring unit in baseball
  • to go faster than a walk
  • to follow in succession seamlessly
  • to go, move, or depart quickly
  • to break in (new machinery)
  • act or period of running
  • to be unfaithful to one's spouse or lover
  • escaping or hiding from the police
  • travel on (as a river) in a boat run the rapids
  • produce by or as if by printing usually used with off ran off 10,000 copies of the first edition
  • to meet or find accidentally
  • migrate or move in considerable numbers
  • go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step
  • to operate
  • to go away with, esp. to elope with
  • to haul on a line by walking or running steadily
  • raveled line in knitting
  • bring to a specified condition by or as if by running ran himself to death
  • to go through the motions of running without leaving one's original place
  • make (a series of counts) without a miss run 19 in an inning in billiards
  • exist or occur in a continuous range of variation shades run from white to dark gray
  • continue in force, operation, or production the contract has two more years to run the play ran for six months
  • move at a fast gallop
  • cause to produce a flow (as of water) run the faucet
  • to meet accidentally
  • to move by rapid steps [v RAN or RUNED, RUNNING or RONNING, RUNS]
  • (often fol. by with) to socialize; consort with
  • sing or play a musical passage quickly run up the scale
  • develop rapidly in some specific direction
  • to drive away; expel
  • to add something, as at the end of a text
  • freedom of action
  • accomplish or perform by or as if by running ran a great race run errands
  • put forward as a candidate for office
  • cause to pass lead run a wire in from the antenna
  • be current circulate speculation ran rife
  • to leave quickly; depart
  • to take part in a race
  • enter into an election contest will run for mayor
  • keep or maintain (livestock) on or as if on pasturage
  • to include in a text, as something to be inserted
  • to overwhelm; get the better of
  • slip or go through or past run a blockade run a red light
  • to recur persistently
  • st 1 rooms that run $50 a night
  • to print or otherwise duplicate
  • be in a certain form or expression the letter runs as follows
  • to crash into
  • be in a certain order of succession
  • cause to move or flow in a specified way or into a specified position run cards into a file
  • to speak disparagingly of
  • spread or pass quickly from point to point chills ran up her spine
  • enjoyment or profit in return for one's expense
  • to visit casually
  • to pursue or court the affections of, esp. in an aggressive manner
  • to abscond with (something); steal or borrow; take
  • lie in or take a certain direction the boundary line runs east
  • to manage
  • sail before the wind in distinction from reaching or sailing close-hauled
  • cause to pass lightly or quickly over, along, or into something ran her eye down the list
  • over a long period
  • direct the business or activities of manage conduct run a factory
  • pass over or traverse with speed
  • go back reach
  • to chase
  • accompany as a valid obligation or right a right-of-way that runs with the land
  • ravel lengthwise stockings guaranteed not to run
  • enter, register, or enroll as a contestant in a race
  • to compete in
  • to continue without interruption
  • utilize a running play on offense used of a football team
  • to extend or continue
  • have or maintain a relative position or condition (as in a race) ran third running late
  • to be a candidate
  • melt and cast in a mold run bullets
  • to flee or escape; leave a place of confinement or control with the intention of never returning
  • go back and forth ply the train runs between New York and Washington
  • to abscond with; steal
  • prepare by running a faucet run a hot bath
  • eat process refine run oil in a still run a problem through a computer
  • lead winning cards of (a suit) successively
  • to peruse
  • pass from one state to another run into debt
  • read dissolve colors guaranteed not to run
  • itch
  • to arrest; take to jail
  • to elope