Running
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Running
See also: Running

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /'n/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?n

Adjective

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 explanation
    • 1778, John Hamilton Moore, A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels
      Thus a constant running fire was kept up, and no interval allowed for the enemy to stand to their guns in safety [...]
    • (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. Having a continuous design or pattern.
    running bond; running ornament
  6. Consecutive.
  7. (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
    a running vine
  8. (medicine) Discharging pus.
    a running sore
  9. (of a nose) Discharging snot or mucus.
    a running nose

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Adverb

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.

Translations

Noun

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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.

Translations

Verb

running

  1. present participle of run

Derived terms

Terms derived from running (all parts of speech)

Spanish

Noun

running m (uncountable)

  1. running, jogging

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