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Another word for run

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Verb
  1. To move swiftly on foot so that both feet leave the ground during each stride

    See also:

    move

  2. To move swiftly

      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. A cocktail served in a tall glass and consisting of liquor, such as whiskey, mixed with water or a carbonated beverage.
      2. A railroad signal indicating full speed ahead.
      3. A high-speed train.
      1. A large cylindrical container, usually made of staves bound together with hoops, with a flat top and bottom of equal diameter.
      2. The quantity that a barrel with a given or standard capacity will hold.
      3. Any of various units of volume or capacity. In the US Customary System it varies, as a liquid measure, from 31 to 42 gallons (117 to 159 liters) as established by law or usage.
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart, as by an accident:
      3. To split or saw (wood) along the grain.
      1. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      2. In haste.
      3. The practical joke of lighting a match that has been secretly inserted between the sole and upper of a victim's shoe.
      1. To make a continuous low-pitched buzzing or humming sound:
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To move rapidly:
      1. A brief sharp hissing sound.
      2. Energy; vim:
      3. A zipper.
      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. To make a whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To pass quickly:
      1. To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
      2. To whip (eggs or cream).
      3. To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. The gait of a horse or other four-footed animal, between a walk and a canter in speed, in which diagonal pairs of legs move forward together.
      2. A ride on a horse moving with this gait.
      3. A gait of a person, faster than a walk; a jog.
      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. The act or an instance of sprinting, especially a short race at top speed.
      2. A burst of speed or activity.
      3. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. Distance traveled divided by the time of travel.
      2. The limit of this quotient as the time of travel becomes vanishingly small; the first derivative of distance with respect to time.
      3. The magnitude of a velocity.
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously:
      2. To remove by scrubbing:
      3. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
      1. To move or go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
      2. To squirt with water:
      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. A rocket engine.
      2. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
      3. A projectile weapon carrying a warhead that is powered and propelled by rockets.
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
      1. The skin of an animal with the fur or hair still on it.
      2. A stripped animal skin ready for tanning.
      1. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      2. To push or force one's way.
      3. To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.
      1. To move or act with speed or haste.
      2. To cause to move or act with speed or haste:
      3. To cause to move or act with undue haste; rush:
      1. To move or act swiftly.
      2. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      3. To cause to happen sooner than otherwise would be the case:
      1. Rapidity of action or motion:
      2. Rash or headlong action; precipitateness:
      3. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. A fluttering or darting movement.
      1. A number of warships operating together under one command.
      2. A group of vessels or vehicles, such as taxicabs or fishing boats, owned or operated as a unit.
      1. To burst forth into or as if into flame.
      2. To give off light or be lighted in sudden or intermittent bursts.
      3. To appear or occur suddenly:
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
      2. A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
      3. An object likened to such a missile.
      1. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
      1. A cylindrical vessel used for holding or carrying liquids or solids; a pail.
      2. The amount that a bucket can hold:
      3. A unit of dry measure in the US Customary System equal to 2 pecks (17.6 liters).
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.
  3. To leave hastily

  4. To move or proceed away from a place.

  5. To be with as a companion.

  6. To look to when in need

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To turn to or make use of a person, strategy, or course of action for help or as a means of achieving something:
      2. To go, especially customarily or frequently; repair:
      3. A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation:
      1. To restore to sound condition after damage or injury; fix:
      2. To set right; remedy:
      3. To restore or renew:
      1. To direct to a source for help or information:
      2. To submit (a matter in dispute) to an authority for arbitration, decision, or examination.
      3. To direct the attention of:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To bring into nearness or contact with something; put on, upon, or to:
      2. To put to or adapt for a special use:
      3. To put into action:
  7. To complete a race or competition in a specified position

      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. To stop (doing an activity or task) after reaching the point at which there is nothing left to do:
      2. To bring to a required or desired state:
      3. To arrive at or attain the end of:
      1. Used other than as an idiom: see come,"Ž in.
      2. To enter.
      3. To arrive.
    See also:

    be

  8. To move freely as a liquid

      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
      2. To issue in a stream; pour forth:
      3. To circulate, as the blood in the body.
      1. Development in a particular way; progress:
      2. Movement in time; duration:
      3. The direction of continuing movement:
      1. To move in or flow through a circle or circuit:
      2. To move around, as from person to person or place to place:
      3. To move about or flow freely, as air.
    See also:

    move

  9. To come forth or emit in abundance

      1. A deep hole or shaft sunk into the earth to obtain water, oil, gas, or brine.
      2. A container or reservoir for a liquid, such as ink.
      3. A place where water issues from the earth; a spring or fountain.
      1. To rise and move in a billowing or swelling manner.
      2. To roll or be tossed about on waves, as a boat.
      3. To move like advancing waves:
      1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
      2. A steady current in such a flow of water.
      3. A steady current of a fluid.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To cause (a liquid or granular solid) to stream or flow, as from a container:
      2. To pour a liquid or particles into (a container):
      3. To empty (a container) of a liquid or granular solid:
      1. To flow forth suddenly in great volume:
      2. To emit a sudden and abundant flow, as of tears.
      3. To make an excessive display of sentiment or enthusiasm:
      1. To move or run smoothly with unbroken continuity, as in the manner characteristic of a fluid.
      2. To issue in a stream; pour forth:
      3. To circulate, as the blood in the body.
    See also:

    move

  10. To change from a solid to a liquid

      1. To change from a frozen solid to a liquid by gradual warming.
      2. To lose stiffness, numbness, or impermeability by being warmed:
      3. To become warm enough for snow and ice to melt.
      1. To be changed from a solid to a liquid state especially by the application of heat.
      2. To dissolve:
      3. To disappear or vanish gradually as if by dissolving:
      1. To melt (a solid) by heating.
      2. To condense (a gas) by cooling.
      3. To become liquid.
      1. A cord of readily combustible material that is lighted at one end to carry a flame along its length to detonate an explosive at the other end.
      2. A mechanical or electrical mechanism used to detonate an explosive charge or device such as a bomb or grenade:
      3. To equip with a mechanical or electrical fuse.
      1. A flow or flowing of a liquid.
      2. The flowing in of the tide.
      3. A continuing movement, especially in large numbers of things:
      1. To cause to pass into solution:
      2. To reduce (solid matter) to liquid form; melt.
      3. To cause to lose definition; blend or blur:
      1. To melt away.
      2. To disappear as if by melting.
      3. To dissolve and become liquid by absorbing moisture from the air.
    See also:

    solid

  11. To proceed on a certain course or for a certain distance

    See also:

    reach

  12. To change or fluctuate within limits

      1. To undergo or show change:
      2. To deviate from a standard or expectation:
      3. To have a range of different qualities or amounts:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To cause (something) to be longer, wider, or cover more area:
      2. To enlarge the scope or effect of:
      3. To cause (something) to last longer:
    See also:

    change

  13. To be performed

      1. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
      2. To display for sale, in exhibition, or in competition:
      3. To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
      1. To occupy oneself in an activity for amusement or recreation:
      2. To take part in a sport or game:
      3. To participate in betting; gamble.
  14. To urge to move along

      1. A group of cattle or other domestic animals of a single kind kept together for a specific purpose.
      2. A number of wild animals of one species that remain together as a group:
      3. A large number of people; a crowd:
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
    See also:

    move

  15. To look for and pursue (game) in order to capture or kill it

      1. A stem or main axis of a herbaceous plant.
      2. A stem or similar structure that supports a plant part such as a flower, flower cluster, or leaf.
      3. A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that holds up an organ or another body part.
      1. To pursue (game) for food or sport.
      2. To search through (an area) for prey:
      3. To make use of (hounds, for example) in pursuing game.
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
      1. To follow rapidly in order to catch or overtake; pursue:
      2. To follow (game) in order to capture or kill; hunt:
      3. To seek the favor or company of persistently:
    See also:

    seek

  16. To perform a function effectively

    See also:

    thrive

  17. To set or keep going

    See also:

    move

  18. To control or direct the functioning of

      1. Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something:
      2. Such effort or activity by which one makes a living; employment:
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. To perform a function; work:
      2. To perform surgery.
      3. To exert an influence:
      1. To have charge of; direct or administer:
      2. To exert control over; regulate or limit toward a desired end:
      3. To direct or supervise (employees or other staff):
    See also:

    control

  19. To import or export secretly and illegally

      1. To bring into a country (a prohibited item) secretively and intentionally, in violation of the law.
      2. To bring into a country (an item) secretively and intentionally without declaring the item to customs officials and paying the associated duties or taxes on it, in violation of the law.
      3. To bring in or take out illicitly or by stealth:
      1. To make, sell, or transport (alcoholic liquor) for sale illegally.
      2. To produce, distribute, or sell without permission or illegally:
      3. To engage in the bootlegging of alcoholic liquor or another product.
  20. To separate or pull apart by force

      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. To divide (something) from end to end, into layers, or along the grain:
      2. To cause to be split unintentionally:
      3. To cause to undergo nuclear fission or division into elements:
      1. To rend or tear apart.
      2. To break into pieces, as by a blow; cleave or split asunder.
      3. To break or distress (the spirit, for example).
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart, as by an accident:
      3. To split or saw (wood) along the grain.
      1. To tear or split apart or into pieces violently.
      2. To tear (one's garments or hair) in anguish or rage.
      3. To pull away forcibly; wrest:
  21. To cause to penetrate with force

      1. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
      2. To cause to project or extend:
      3. To force into a specified condition or situation:
      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To go below the surface of water or another liquid:
      2. To descend to the bottom of a body of water or other liquid:
      3. To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
      1. A male sheep.
      2. A battering ram.
      3. The weight that drops in a pile driver or steam hammer.
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. To push, propel, or press onward forcibly; urge forward:
      2. To repulse or put to flight by force or influence:
      3. To guide, control, or direct (a vehicle).
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
    See also:

    put in

  22. To control the course of (an activity)

      1. To guide (a vessel or vehicle), especially by means of a device such as a rudder, paddle, or wheel:
      2. To set and follow (a course):
      3. To direct the course of: