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running

Synonyms of running in English:

noun

  • 1 it was his running between the wickets that really caught the eye
  • 3 the smooth running of her department
  • Phrases

    in the running
    1
    he's in the running for a Nobel Prize
    likely to win/get/receive, in contention for, a candidate for, in line for, on the shortlist for, being considered for, up for
    out of the running
    2
    Downpatrick are out of the running for championship honours this season
    out of contention, out of the competition, out of the contest, no longer a candidate for

    adjective

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  • 1 the sound of running water
    flowing, streaming, gushing, rushing, moving
  • 3 I'm not going to wear the same thing two days running
    in succession, in a row, in sequence, one after the other, consecutively;
    straight, together
    informal on the trot
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