run by - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyrun by
he/she/itruns by
present participlerunning by
past tenseran by
past participlerun by
  1. 1
    run something by someone to tell someone your ideas so that they can give you their opinion

    Can I run a few ideas by you?

  2. 2
    run that by me again spoken used for asking someone to repeat what they have just said
See also main entry: run