run+over

  • 1 run over — {v.} 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. * /Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over./ 2. To try or go over (something) quickly; practice briefly. * /During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 run over — {v.} 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. * /Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over./ 2. To try or go over (something) quickly; practice briefly. * /During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 run over — (someone/something) to drive over someone or something with a vehicle. Pfeifer tried to run him over, but Fred luckily escaped. I ran over a rabbit and was in tears all the way home! …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 4 run over — ► run over 1) knock down with a vehicle. 2) overflow. 3) exceed (a limit). Main Entry: ↑run …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 run over — index inundate, invade, overlap, overstep, recapitulate, repeat (state again), review Burton s Legal Thes …

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  • 6 run over — verb 1. injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑run down • Hypernyms: ↑injure, ↑wound • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 run over — phrasal verb Word forms run over : present tense I/you/we/they run over he/she/it runs over present participle running over past tense ran over past participle run over 1) [transitive] to hit someone or something with a vehicle and drive over… …

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  • 8 run-over — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from run over, past participle of run over 1. : extending beyond the allotted space run over matter in printing 2. : worn at one side run over heels …

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  • 9 run over — PHRASAL VERB If a vehicle or its driver runs a person or animal over, it knocks them down or drives over them. [V n P] You can always run him over and make it look like an accident... [V P n] He ran over a six year old child as he was driving… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 run\ over — v 1. To be too full and flow over the edge; spill over. Billy forgot he had left the water on, and the tub ran over. 2. To try or go over (smth) quickly; practice briefly. During the lunch hour, Mary ran over her history facts so she would… …

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  • 11 run over — 1) be too full and flow over the edge The water in the bathtub ran over the edge and got everything in the room wet. 2) try to go over something quickly, practice briefly We can run over this material tomorrow before the meeting. 3) drive on top… …

    Idioms and examples

  • 12 run over — verb a) To exceed the allotted time. The previous presentation ran over and ours had to start late. b) To cross by running The athletes must run over the bridge to reach the finish line …

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  • 13 run over — v. (d; intr.) to run over to (she ran over to her friend s place) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 run over — To exceed the capacity of a container. To go beyond a limit. To ride or drive over a person or an object. As to the meaning of the term run over, as it appears in an accident insurance policy. Anno: 138 ALR 411 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 15 run over — phr verb Run over is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hand …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 run over — Synonyms and related words: abound, autopsy, battologize, bristle with, brood over, browse, call off, call over, call the roll, canvass, cascade, cataract, census, check, check out, check over, check up on, chew over, con over, count, crawl with …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 run over — 1) the bathwater ran over Syn: overflow, spill over, brim over 2) the project ran over budget Syn: exceed, go over, overshoot, overreach 3) he quickly ran over the story Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 run over — 1) the bathwater ran over Syn: overflow, spill over, brim over 2) the project ran over budget Syn: exceed, go over, overshoot, overreach 3) he quickly ran over the story Syn …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 run over — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. drive over, strike, run down, knock down, trample on, kill, hurt, injure, hit and run* …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 run over — trample, run down; drive over something in a vehicle …

    English contemporary dictionary