Definitions For Running


  • The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
  • The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
  • (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
  • The act of administering or being in charge of something
  • The state of being in operation
  • The activity or sport of running
  • The activity of managing or operating something
  • The activity of bringing drugs, guns, etc., to a place illegally and secretly


  • Continually repeated over a period of time
  • (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing
  • Measured lengthwise


  • Executed or initiated by running
  • (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
  • Of advancing the ball by running


  • Following or happening one after the other

Is Running a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Running is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Running in a Sentence

  • He took up running for exercise.
  • They go running every evening.
  • Never add fuel to a running engine.
  • The farmer had a running battle with pests and disease.
  • The major television stations provided running commentaries on the election results.
  • He has won the competition three times running.
  • He won the championship five times running

Synonyms for Running

Antonyms for Running

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