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  • 1Run — Run, n. 1. The act of running; as, a long run; a good run; a quick run; to go on the run. [1913 Webster] 2. A small stream; a brook; a creek. [1913 Webster] 3. That which runs or flows in the course of a certain operation, or during a certain… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2run — [run] vi. ran or Dial. run, run, running [altered (with vowel prob. infl. by pp.) < ME rinnen, rennen < ON & OE: ON rinna, to flow, run, renna, to cause to run (< Gmc * rannjan); OE rinnan, iornan: both < Gmc * renwo < IE base * er …

    English World dictionary

  • 3run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4run — 1 /rVn/ verb past tense ran past participle run present participle running MOVE QUICKLY ON FOOT 1 (I) to move quickly on foot by moving your legs more quickly than when you are walking: I had to run to catch the bus. | Two youths were killed when …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5luck — luck1 W3S2 [lʌk] n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(success)¦ 2 bad luck 3¦(chance)¦ 4 with (any) luck/with a bit of luck 5 wish somebody (the best of) luck 6 good luck/best of luck 7 good luck to somebody 8 any luck?/no luck? 9 be in luck …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6run */*/*/ — I UK [rʌn] / US verb Word forms run : present tense I/you/we/they run he/she/it runs present participle running past tense ran UK [ræn] / US past participle run 1) [intransitive] to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet You ll have to… …

    English dictionary

  • 7run — run1 [ rʌn ] (past tense ran [ ræn ] ; past participle run) verb *** ▸ 1 move quickly with legs ▸ 2 control/organize ▸ 3 machine: work ▸ 4 liquid: flow ▸ 5 try to be elected ▸ 6 vehicle: travel ▸ 7 be shown/performed ▸ 8 reach amount/rate ▸ 9… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8run — [[t]rʌ̱n[/t]] ♦ runs, running, ran (The form run is used in the present tense and is also the past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB When you run, you move more quickly than when you walk, for example because you are in a hurry to get somewhere,… …

    English dictionary

  • 9run — runnable, adj. runnability, n. /run/, v., ran, run, running, n., adj. v.i. 1. to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground. 2. to move with… …

    Universalium

  • 10run — I [[t]rʌn[/t]] v. ran, run, run•ning, n. adj. 1) to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground 2) to move or pass quickly 3) to depart… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11luck out — verb succeed by luck I lucked out and found the last parking spot in the lot • Syn: ↑hit the jackpot • Hypernyms: ↑succeed, ↑win, ↑come through, ↑bring home the bacon, ↑deliver the goods …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12luck — [[t]lʌk[/t]] n. 1) the force that seems to operate for good or ill in a person s life, as in shaping events or opportunities: With my luck I ll probably be too late[/ex] 2) good fortune; success: to have luck finding work[/ex] 3) some object on… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13run*/*/*/ — [rʌn] (past tense ran [ræn] ; past participle run) verb I 1) to move quickly using your legs and feet You ll have to run if you want to catch the bus.[/ex] A cat ran across the road in front of me.[/ex] I ran to the door and opened it.[/ex] 2)… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14run — 1. n. a session or period of time spent doing something; a period of time when something happens. □ The market had a good run today. □ We all have enjoyed a good run of luck. □ Bart takes amphetamines and was on a run all week. □ A run like that… …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 15Luck-out — run out of luck; have bad luck …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 16luck — luck1 [ lʌk ] noun uncount ** 1. ) success that you have by chance and not because of anything you do: John never had much luck with girls. wish someone luck (in/with something): We d all like to wish you luck in your new job. 2. ) an influence… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17run — [c]/rʌn / (say run) verb (ran, run, running) –verb (i) 1. to move quickly on foot, so as to go more rapidly than in walking (in bipedal locomotion, so that for an instant in each step neither foot is on the ground). 2. to do this for exercise, as …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 18luck — I UK [lʌk] / US noun [uncountable] ** 1) success that you have by chance and not because of anything that you do John never had much luck with girls. wish someone luck (in/with something): We d all like to wish you luck in your new job. 2) an… …

    English dictionary

  • 19luck — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ better, good, great ▪ blind, dumb (AmE), plain, pure, sheer ▪ It was sheer luck …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20Run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities. Dealers give to and ask for runs from each other. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran PASTTENSE [ræn] …

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