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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌnɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌnɪŋ

AdjectiveEdit

running (not comparable)

  1. Moving or advancing by running.
    1. Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
  2. present, current
    running month
  3. Flowing; easy; cursive.
    running handwriting
  4. Continuous; keeping along step by step.
    a running explanation
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton
      a running conquest
    • (Can we date this quote?) Hare
      What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
  5. (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
    a running vine
  6. (medicine) Discharging pus.
    a running sore
  7. (of a nose) Discharging snot or mucus.
    a running nose

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running (not comparable)

  1. (informal) consecutively; in a row
    Mom's strawberry jam won the blue ribbon at the Holland County Fair three years running.

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running (countable and uncountable, plural runnings)

  1. The action of the verb to run.
    His running of the business leaves something to be desired.
  2. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
    Running is good exercise.
  3. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
    the first running of a still
  4. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.

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running

  1. present participle of run

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running m (uncountable)

  1. running, jogging