3 Letters
2 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Type Of Speech
You can use run as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
School Grade
Run is set as a kindergarten word that starts with r, ends with n, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 3 letters.
Word Information
A 1 syllables noun with the letters n, r and u, 2 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables. The starting characters are r, ru, and ending characters are n, un, with 3 letters..
Verb Examples
cover by running;
run a certain distance;
"She ran 10 miles that day"
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"
travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means;
"run to the store!";
"She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
run with the ball;
in such sports as football
keep company;
"the heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring"
sail before the wind
be diffused;
"These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
move along, of liquids;
"Water flowed into the cave";
"the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
flee;
take to one's heels;
cut and run;
"If you see this man, run!";
"The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
cause an animal to move fast;
"run the dogs"
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"
deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
set animals loose to graze
direct or control;
projects, businesses, etc.;
"She is running a relief operation in the Sudan"
make without a miss
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"
occur persistently;
"Musical talent runs in the family"
continue to exist;
"These stories die hard";
"The legend of Elvis endures"
extend or continue for a certain period of time;
"The film runs 5 hours"
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 ex
cause something to pass or lead somewhere;
"run the wire behind the cabinet"
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"
be affected by;
be subjected to;
"run a temperature";
"run a risk"
have a particular form;
"the story or argument runs as follows";
"as the saying goes..."
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"
become undone;
"the sweater unraveled"
come unraveled or undone as if by snagging;
"Her nylons were running"
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"
cause to perform;
"run a subject";
"run a process"
progress by being changed;
"The speech has to go through several more drafts";
"run through your presentation before the meeting"
change from one state to another;
"run amok";
"run rogue";
"run riot"
compete in a race;
"he is running the Marathon this year";
"let's race and see who gets there first"
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position;
"Who's running for treasurer this year?"
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"
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"
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"
be operating, running or functioning;
"The car is still running--turn it off!"
carry out;
"run an errand"
cause to emit recorded sounds;
"They ran the tapes over and over again";
"Can you play my favorite record?"
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"
travel a route regularly;
"Ships ply the waters near the coast"
Noun Examples
the act of running;
traveling on foot at a fast pace;
"he broke into a run";
"his daily run keeps him fit"
a regular trip;
"the ship made its run in record time"
a short trip;
"take a run into town"
(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"
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"
an unbroken chronological sequence;
"the play had a long run on Broadway";
"the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
the pouring forth of a fluid
a row of unravelled stitches;
"she got a run in her stocking"
a race run on foot;
"she broke the record for the half-mile run"
a race between candidates for elective office;
"I managed his campaign for governor";
"he is raising money for a Senate run"
an unbroken series of events;
"had a streak of bad luck";
"Nicklaus had a run of birdies"
a small stream
the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.);
"a daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"
unrestricted freedom to use;
"he has the run of the house"
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"
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"

Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from run.

Anagram Definition
Runcover by running
run a certain distance
"She ran 10 miles that day"
Urna large vase that usually has a pedestal or feet

View English words with the unique letters used in run. Words With The Letters Nru

Derives

Run derives from 4 words.

Word Definition
Footracea race run on foot
"she broke the record for the half-mile run"
Foot Race
Runcover by running
run a certain distance
"She ran 10 miles that day"
Runningthe act of running
traveling on foot at a fast pace
"he broke into a run"
"his daily run keeps him fit"

Hypernyms

Run has 2 hypernyms.

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Names With The Word "Run"

97 names are spelled with run.

Name Male Female
BrunoYesNo
GudrunNoYes
BrunaYesYes
BrunettaNoYes
BrunetteYesYes

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