Noun Definition


1.Definition: (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

"The defensive line braced to stop the run", "The coach put great emphasis on running"

Category: General

2.Definition: a race between candidates for elective office

"I managed his campaign for governor", "He is raising money for a Senate run"

Related Noun(s):campaign

Category: General

3.Definition: a race run on foot

"She broke the record for the half-mile run"

Related Noun(s):footrace

Category: General

4.Definition: a regular trip

"The ship made its run in record time"

Category: General

5.Definition: a row of unravelled stitches

"She got a run in her stocking"

Related Noun(s):ladder, ravel

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):tally

Category: General

7.Definition: a short trip

"Take a run into town"

Category: General

8.Definition: a small stream

Related Noun(s):rill, rivulet, runnel, streamlet

Category: Objects

9.Definition: an unbroken chronological sequence

"The play had a long run on Broadway", "The team enjoyed a brief run of victories"

Category: General

10.Definition: an unbroken series of events

"Had a streak of bad luck", "Nicklaus had a run of birdies"

Related Noun(s):streak

Category: General

11.Definition: the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace

"He broke into a run", "His daily run keeps him fit"

Category: General

12.Definition: the act of testing something

Related Noun(s):test, trial

Category: General

13.Definition: 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"

Category: General

14.Definition: the pouring forth of a fluid

Related Noun(s):discharge

Category: General

15.Definition: the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)

"A daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint"

Category: General

16.Definition: unrestricted freedom to use

"He has the run of the house"

Category: General