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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. run: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. run, run, the run: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. run: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. run: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. run: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. -run, run, run: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Run, Run, run, the run: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. run: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. run: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. run: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. run: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. run: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. The run, run: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. run (n.), run (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Run, run: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. run: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. run: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. R.U.N, R.U.N. (Cirque du Soleil), RUN (magazine), RUN, Run (Alison Wonderland album), Run (American TV series), Run (American football), Run (Amy Macdonald song), Run (Awolnation album), Run (B'z album), Run (BTS song), Run (Cog song), Run (Collective Soul song), Run (Emma Bale song), Run (Foo Fighters song), Run (George Strait song), Run (Gnarls Barkley song), Run (I'm a Natural Disaster), Run (Indian TV series), Run (Joji song), Run (Leona Lewis song), Run (Matt Nathanson and Sugarland song), Run (Nicole Scherzinger song), Run (Sanctus Real album), Run (Sash! song), Run (Scandal), Run (Snow Patrol song), Run (TV series), Run (The Knux song), Run (Vampire Weekend song), Run (baseball), Run (baseball statistics), Run (book), Run (cards), Run (cricket), Run (film), Run (island), Run (magazine), Run (miniseries), Run (movie), Run (music), Run (novel), Run, Run, The Run (film), The Run: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. run: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Run: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. run: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. run: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. run: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. run: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. RUN: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  26. Run: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  27. run, the run: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  28. run: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  29. run: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  30. run: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  31. run: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  32. run: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. RUN: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]
  2. Run: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Run: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  4. run: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Run: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. run: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. run: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. Run: bizterms.net [home, info]
  5. Run: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  6. Run: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  7. Run: Investopedia [home, info]
  8. Run (single), Run (song), run: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. Run (single), Run (song), Run: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  10. run: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. run: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. run: Netlingo [home, info]
  3. run: Computer Telephony & Electronics Dictionary and Glossary [home, info]
  4. Run (single), Run (song), run: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. run: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. run: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. RUN: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. Run: Glossary of Terms in Parapsychology [home, info]
  3. RUN: Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
  4. RUN: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. run: Idioms [home, info]
  6. RUN: United States Postal Service Official Abbreviations [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. run: Scientology® and Dianetics® [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Run: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. run: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Run: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]
  2. run: The Folk File [home, info]
  3. r.u.n, run (it), the run: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. run: Pinochle Glossary [home, info]
  2. Run: Backgammon [home, info]
  3. run: Sports Terms [home, info]
  4. Run, run, run: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  5. 'Run: 2060 Shadow-Slang [home, info]
  6. run: Golfer's Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Run: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Run: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. RUN: Roofing Terms [home, info]
  3. run: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]
  4. Run: Glossary of Composite Terms [home, info]
  5. RUN: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  6. RUN: Glossary of Nautical Terms [home, info]
  7. run: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  8. run: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  9. RUN: Sandahl, Middle English Sea Terms [home, info]
  10. Run: Stay Sharp [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (run)

noun:  a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely ("The Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th")
noun:  the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace ("He broke into a run")
noun:  a regular trip ("The ship made its run in record time")
noun:  a short trip ("Take a run into town")
noun:  (American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball ("The defensive line braced to stop the run")
noun:  an unbroken chronological sequence ("The play had a long run on Broadway")
noun:  a row of unravelled stitches ("She got a run in her stocking")
noun:  the production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.) ("A daily run of 100,000 gallons of paint")
noun:  unrestricted freedom to use ("He has the run of the house")
noun:  the continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation ("The assembly line was on a 12-hour run")
noun:  an unbroken series of events ("Nicklaus had a run of birdies")
noun:  the act of testing something
noun:  the pouring forth of a fluid
noun:  a race run on foot ("She broke the record for the half-mile run")
noun:  a race between candidates for elective office ("He is raising money for a Senate run")
noun:  a small stream
verb:  be diffused ("These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run")
verb:  move along, of liquids
verb:  flee; take to one's heels; cut and run ("If you see this man, run!")
verb:  cause an animal to move fast ("Run the dogs")
verb:  move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way ("Who are these people running around in the building?")
verb:  deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
verb:  set animals loose to graze
verb:  make without a miss
verb:  carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine ("Run the dishwasher")
verb:  occur persistently ("Musical talent runs in the family")
verb:  extend or continue for a certain period of time ("The film runs 5 hours")
verb:  stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point ("Service runs all the way to Cranbury")
verb:  cause something to pass or lead somewhere ("Run the wire behind the cabinet")
verb:  be affected by; be subjected to ("Run a temperature")
verb:  have a particular form ("The story or argument runs as follows")
verb:  become undone
verb:  cause to perform ("Run a subject")
verb:  change from one state to another ("Run amok")
verb:  be operating, running or functioning ("The car is still running--turn it off!")
verb:  carry out ("Run an errand")
verb:  cover by running; run a certain distance
verb:  move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time ("Don't run--you'll be out of breath")
verb:  travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means ("Run to the store!")
verb:  run with the ball; in such sports as football
verb:  keep company ("The heifers run with the bulls ot produce offspring")
verb:  sail before the wind
verb:  direct or control; projects, businesses, etc. ("She is running a relief operation in the Sudan")
verb:  change or be different within limits ("Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent")
verb:  come unraveled or undone as if by snagging ("Her nylons were running")
verb:  reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
verb:  compete in a race ("He is running the Marathon this year")
verb:  run, stand, or compete for an office or a position ("Who's running for treasurer this year?")
verb:  pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) ("The dogs are running deer")
verb:  guide or pass over something
verb:  cause to emit recorded sounds
verb:  include as the content; broadcast or publicize
verb:  travel a route regularly
verb:  progress by being changed ("Run through your presentation before the meeting")
verb:  continue to exist
verb:  have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined ("These dresses run small")
verb:  perform as expected when applied ("Does this old car still run well?")

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