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Running meaning

running - 13 dictionary results

  1. 1. ( American football) a play in which a player runs with the ball; " the defensive line braced to stop the run"; " the coach put great emphasis on running"
  2. 2. of Run
  3. 3. Moving or advancing by running.
  4. 4. Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
  5. 5. trained and kept for running races; as, a running horse.
  6. 6. Flowing; easy; cursive; as, a running hand.
  7. 7. Continuous; keeping along step by step; as, he stated the facts with a running explanation.
  8. 8. Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem; as, a running vine.
  9. 9. Discharging pus; as, a running sore.
  10. 10. The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow.
  11. 11. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation; as, the first running of a still.
  12. 12. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
  13. 13. Successive; one following the other without break or intervention; - said of periods of time; as, to be away two days running; to sow land two years running.

running - examples of usage

  1. Did think some of running away with 'Every Other Week' one while, but couldn't seem to work March up to the point." - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. I had a sort of running account at his shop. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. 8246. How often do you settle when you have an account running in that way? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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