Definitions For Run


  • A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
  • The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
  • A regular trip
  • A short trip
  • (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
  • The act of testing something
  • An unbroken chronological sequence
  • The pouring forth of a fluid
  • A row of unravelled stitches
  • A race run on foot
  • A race between candidates for elective office
  • An unbroken series of events
  • A small stream
  • The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
  • Unrestricted freedom to use
  • The continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation


  • Become undone
  • Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  • Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
  • Cause to perform
  • Progress by being changed
  • Change from one state to another
  • Compete in a race
  • Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
  • Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  • Pass over, across, or through
  • Perform as expected when applied
  • Be operating, running or functioning
  • Carry out
  • Cause to emit recorded audio or video
  • Include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  • Travel a route regularly
  • Cover by running; run a certain distance
  • Move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
  • Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
  • Run with the ball; in such sports as football
  • Keep company
  • Sail before the wind
  • Be diffused
  • Move along, of liquids
  • Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  • Cause an animal to move fast
  • Move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
  • Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  • Set animals loose to graze
  • Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  • Make without a miss
  • Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
  • Occur persistently
  • Continue to exist
  • Extend or continue for a certain period of time
  • Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  • Cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  • Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  • Be affected by; be subjected to
  • Have a particular form
  • Change or be different within limits
  • To move with your legs at a speed that is faster than walking
  • To leave a place quickly by running
  • To run as part of a sport, for exercise, or in a race
  • An act of running
  • A continuous series of similar things
  • A continuous series of performances or showings

Is Runs 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 Run is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Run in a Sentence

  • How fast can you run?
  • He runs faster than anyone else on the team.
  • She ran up the stairs to get her jacket.
  • He goes for a six-mile run every evening.
  • She took the dogs out for a run.

Synonyms for Run

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