running

See also: Running

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

running

  1. Present participle of run.

AdjectiveEdit

running (not comparable)

  1. Moving or advancing at a run.
    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; ongoing; keeping along step by step.
    a running commentary, a running explanation
  5. Having a continuous design or pattern.
    running bond; running ornament
  6. Consecutive (much more commonly expressed by an adverb; see below).
    He won the title for three running years.
  7. (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
    a running vine
  8. (medicine) Discharging pus.
    a running sore
  9. (medicine, of a nose) Discharging snot or mucus.
    Synonym: runny
    a running nose

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AdverbEdit

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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NounEdit

 
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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.
    • 2022 January 12, “Network News: Trading of Go-Ahead Group shares halted”, in RAIL, number 948, page 7:
      The train operating company owning group warned in early December that it was unable to publish its results for the year to July 3 2021, following an investigation into the running of Southeastern, which was stripped of its franchise in October [...].
  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.
  5. (colloquial) The act of running errands.
    I'm gonna go out and do my running.

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PrepositionEdit

running

  1. (colloquial) Approaching; about; roughly. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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Terms derived from running (all parts of speech)

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NounEdit

running m (uncountable)

  1. running, jogging