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running US Thesaurus

his running was particularly fast

running US English

The action or movement of a runner

running English-Spanish

jogging m, footing m

running in run US English

Move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all the feet on the ground at the same time

running dog US English

A servile follower, especially of a political system

running fix US English

A determination of one’s position made by taking bearings at different times and allowing for the distance covered in the meantime

free running US English

A version of parkour that includes acrobatic moves that are purely aesthetic

front-running US English

Ahead in a race or other competition

come running in run US English

Be eager to do what someone wants

come running US English

Be eager to do what someone wants

running back US English

An offensive player, typically a halfback, who specializes in carrying the ball

running belay US English

A device attached to a rock face through which a climbing rope runs freely, acting as a pulley if the climber falls

running board US English

A footboard extending along the side of a vehicle, typically found on trucks, SUVs, and some early models of automobiles

running fire US English

Successive gunshots from a line of troops

running gear US English

The moving parts of a machine, especially the wheels, steering, and suspension of a vehicle

running head US English

A heading printed at the top of each page of a book or chapter

running knot US English

A knot that slips along the rope and changes the size of the loop it forms

running mate US English

An election candidate for the lesser of two closely associated political offices

running pine US English

A clubmoss that has a ground-hugging habit and propagates by means of runners

running rope US English

A rope that is able to move freely, especially through a pulley

running total US English

A total that is continually adjusted to take account of items as they are added

long-running US English

Continuing for a long time

running costs English-Spanish

gastos mpl de mantenimiento

running head English-Spanish

titulillo, título, folio m

running mate English-Spanish

compañero, -ra m,f de candidatura

long-running English-Spanish

que lleva tiempo en cartelera

running battle US English

A military engagement that does not occur at a fixed location

running lights US English

another term for navigation lights.

running repairs US English

Minor or temporary repairs carried out on machinery while it is in use

running stitch US English

A simple needlework stitch consisting of a line of small even stitches that run in and out through the cloth without overlapping

smooth-running US English

Operating efficiently and without difficulties

running repairs English-Spanish

reparaciones fpl de mantenimiento

smooth-running English-Spanish

que funciona bien

in the running in running US English

In (or no longer in) contention for an award, victory, or a place on a team

in the running US English

In (or no longer in) contention for an award, victory, or a place on a team

running commentary US English

An oral description of events, given as they occur

up and running in up US English

(Especially of a computer system) in operation; functioning

up and running US English

(Especially of a computer system) in operation; functioning

running on empty in empty US English

Exhausted of all one’s resources or sustenance

running on empty US English

Exhausted of all one’s resources or sustenance

hit the ground running in hit US English

Start something and proceed at a fast pace with enthusiasm

hit the ground running US English

Start something and proceed at a fast pace with enthusiasm

the sands of time in sand US English

The allotted time

run to in run US English

Have rapid recourse to (someone) for support or help

run in in run US English

(Of a quality, trait, or condition) be common or inherent in members of (a particular family), especially over several generations

run US English

Pass into or reach a specified state or level


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