3 Letters
2 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Type Of Speech
You can use run as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Run is set as a kindergarten word that starts with r, ends with n, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 3 letters.
Scrabble
Is run a scrabble word? A 3 point word in scrabble. Probability, odds and more information is coming soon.
About Run
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..
Noun Examples
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"
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"
Verb Examples
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"
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"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Run"

There are 2,286 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to run.

Synonym Definition
Abidancethe act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Abide By
Abradestrike against an object
"She stubbed her one''s toe in the dark and now it''s broken"
Abrasionthe wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
Abscondrun away
usually includes taking something or somebody along
Absquatulaterun away
usually includes taking something or somebody along
Academic Freedom
Accenta diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
Acciaccaturaan embellishing note usually written in smaller size

View all cognitive synonyms for Run

Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from run.

Anagram Definition
Runa 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"
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 6 words.

Word Definition
Chalk Up
Hit(baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)
"he came all the way around on Williams'' hit"
Rack Up
Runa 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"
Score
Tallya 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"

Hypernyms

Run has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Score

Hyponyms

There are 4 hyponyms for run

Word Definition
Earned Run
Rbia run that is the result of the batter''s performance;
"he had more than 100 rbi last season"
Run Batted In
Unearned Run

Names With The Word "Run"

97 names are spelled with run.

Name Male Female
BrunoYesNo
GudrunNoYes
BrunaYesYes
BrunettaNoYes
BrunetteYesYes

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word run.

Is run a scrabble word? The probability of getting the word run in scrabble is 1 out of every 1123 games. This 3 point 3 letter scrabble word can be rearranged 6 ways, but what other words can be made with the letters n, r and u? Here is a list of 38 words with the letters n, r and u for better points possible on the board.

Word Scrabble Words With Friends Word Chums 4Pics1Word Jumble
Anura (5 letters) 5 +2 points anura
Braun (5 letters) 7 +4 points abnru
Bruin (5 letters) 7 +4 points bruin
Brunn (5 letters) 7 +4 points brunn
Burin (5 letters) 7 +4 points bruin
Burn (4 letters) 6 +3 points burn
Churn (5 letters) 10 +7 points runch
Drunk (5 letters) 10 +7 points drunk
Furan (5 letters) 8 +5 points furan
Incur (5 letters) 7 +4 points incur
Inrun (5 letters) 5 +2 points inurn
Inure (5 letters) 5 +2 points einru
Inurn (5 letters) 5 +2 points inurn
Knur (4 letters) 8 +5 points knur
Knurl (5 letters) 9 +6 points knurl
Lunar (5 letters) 5 +2 points lunar
Muran (5 letters) 7 +4 points unarm
Namur (5 letters) 7 +4 points unarm
Nauru (5 letters) 5 +2 points nauru
Nehru (5 letters) 8 +5 points nehru
Rerun (5 letters) 5 +2 points enrru
Ruin (4 letters) 4 +1 points ruin
Rumen (5 letters) 7 +4 points rumen
Run (3 letters) 3 run
Runch (5 letters) 10 +7 points runch
Rune (4 letters) 4 +1 points rune
Rung (4 letters) 5 +2 points rung
Runic (5 letters) 7 +4 points incur
Runny (5 letters) 8 +5 points runny
Ulnar (5 letters) 5 +2 points lunar
Unarm (5 letters) 7 +4 points unarm
Unary (5 letters) 8 +5 points unary
Unbar (5 letters) 7 +4 points abnru
Under (5 letters) 6 +3 points durne
Urban (5 letters) 7 +4 points abnru
Urine (5 letters) 5 +2 points einru
Urn (3 letters) 3 run
Wrung (5 letters) 9 +6 points wrung


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