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Synonyms

run

verb

to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet

run

noun

the action of running for pleasure or in sport

run

verb

to run in a race

run

verb

to run a particular distance

runner

noun

someone who runs for pleasure or as a sport

running

noun

the activity of running for pleasure or as a sport

dash

verb

to run or go somewhere very quickly because you are in a hurry

bound

verb

to run or jump taking large steps when you are full of energy or excitement

jog

verb

to run at a slow steady speed, usually for exercise or pleasure

stampede

verb

if a group of animals or people stampede, they all start to run in a very fast uncontrolled way because they are frightened or excited

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bolt

verb

to run in a sudden way, especially because you are frightened

break into a run

to start running

caper

verb

literary to run or jump around happily

gambol

verb

mainly literary to run, jump, and play like a young child or animal

leg it

to run very quickly, especially in order to escape from someone or something

lollop

verb

to walk or run in a way that is relaxed but not graceful

lope

verb

to run with long slow steps

make a run for something

to run towards something trying to reach it

nip

verb

to run or move somewhere quickly

outrun

verb

to run faster than someone else

outrun

verb

to avoid getting caught by moving faster than someone who is chasing you

pace

noun

the ability to run quickly

patter

verb

to walk or run somewhere, making a series of short quiet sounds with your feet

pelt

verb

to run somewhere very fast

pound

verb

to walk or run with heavy and regular steps

run for it

to run very quickly in order to escape from someone or something

run for your life

to run because you are in danger

run like hell

to run as fast as you can

scamper

verb

to move quickly with small light steps

scurry

verb

to move fast with small quick steps

scuttle

verb

to run somewhere with short quick steps

set the pace

to run at a speed that other runners try to match, especially at the beginning of a race

skitter

verb

to move somewhere quickly and lightly

sprint

verb

to run, swim etc at a very fast speed for a short period

spurt

verb

to move somewhere or to do something suddenly and quickly, using a lot of energy

streak

verb

informal to run through a public place with no clothes on, especially as a joke

take a run at something

to run towards something, usually to try and jump over it

take flight

to run away, or to try to escape

take to your heels

to run away from someone, especially because you have done something wrong

turn tail

to run away from a dangerous situation

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