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verb
  1. 1
    to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet

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    1. a.
      to run in a race

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    2. b.
      to have a race in a particular place or at a particular time

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    3. c.
      to run a particular distance

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  2. 3
    if a machine or engine runs, or if you run it, it is working

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    1. a.
      to start or to use a computer program

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  3. 4
    if a liquid runs somewhere, it flows there

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    1. a.
      if a river runs somewhere, it flows there

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    2. b.
      if a faucet runs, or if you run it, water comes out of it

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    3. c.
      if something is running with a liquid, the liquid is flowing down it

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  4. 8
    to reach a particular amount or rate

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  5. 9
    to move or rub something along something else

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  6. 12
    if a feeling runs through you, you experience it

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  7. 16
    to grow in a particular direction

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  8. 17
    to move smoothly

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  9. 19
    if tights or pantyhose run, a hole in them becomes longer

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English version of definition of run

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