running

  • 1 running — [run′iŋ] n. 1. the act of a person or thing that runs (in various senses); racing, managing, proceeding, etc. 2. the condition of a track with reference to its use in a race 3. a) that which runs, or flows b) the amount or quantity that runs adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 Running — Run ning, a. 1. Moving or advancing by running. Specifically, of a horse: (a) Having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer. (b) trained and kept for running races; as, a running horse. Law. [1913 Webster] 2. Successive; one following the other… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Running — (englisch für Laufen oder Laufsport) bezeichnet: Running – Das Laufmagazin, Ausdauersportmagazin im deutschsprachigen Raum Running (Film), kanadischer Sportfilm von Steven Hilliard Stern aus dem Jahr 1979 Running (Evermore), Lied von Evermore aus …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 running — ► NOUN 1) the activity or movement of a runner. 2) the action or business of managing or operating. ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of water) flowing naturally or supplied through pipes and taps. 2) exuding liquid or pus. 3) continuous or recurring: a running… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Running — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Running» Sencillo de No Doubt del álbum Rock Steady Publicación Abril de 2003 (Mundo) Formato CD Single …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 6 Running — Run ning, n. The act of one who, or of that which runs; as, the running was slow. [1913 Webster] 2. 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 running — [adj] continuous, flowing, operating active, alive, constant, cursive, dynamic, easy, effortless, executing, fluent, functioning, going, in action, incessant, in operation, in succession, live, moving, operative, perpetual, proceeding, producing …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 running — index consecutive, continuous, fluvial, management (judicious use) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 Running — Runner redirects here. For other uses, see Runner (disambiguation). This article is about the type of locomotion in humans. For running in horses, see Horse gait. For locomotion in dogs, see Gait (dog). For general locomotion, see Gait. For other …

    Wikipedia

  • 10 running — ▪ I. running run‧ning 1 [ˈrʌnɪŋ] noun 1. the running of something the way in which an organization or system is managed or organized: • He has little say in the running of the company. 2. be in the running/​out of the running to have some hope or …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 running — run|ning1 [ˈrʌnıŋ] n [U] 1.) the activity or sport of running →↑jogging ▪ Did you go running this morning? ▪ New facilities include a pool and a running track. ▪ running shoes 2.) the running of sth the process of managing or organizing a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 running — [[t]rʌ̱nɪŋ[/t]] ♦♦ 1) N UNCOUNT Running is the activity of moving fast on foot, especially as a sport. We chose to do cross country running. ...running shoes. 2) N SING: the N of n The running of something such as a business is the managing or… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 running — 1 noun (U) 1 the act or sport of running: running shoes/track etc: New facilities including a pool and a running track. 2 the running of the way in which a business, home, organization etc is managed or organized: Brian took over the running of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 running — n. & adj. n. 1 the action of runners in a race etc. 2 the way a race etc. proceeds. adj. 1 continuing on an essentially continuous basis though changing in detail (a running battle). 2 consecutive; one after another (three days running). 3 done… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 running — /run ing/, n. 1. the act of a person, animal, or thing that runs. 2. managing or directing: the running of a business. 3. an act or instance of racing: the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby. 4. the condition of a track or surface to be run or… …

    Universalium

  • 16 running — I. noun Date: before 12th century 1. a. the action of running b. race 2. physical condition for running 3. management, care II. adjective Date: 14th century …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 running — /ˈrʌnɪŋ / (say runing) noun 1. the act of someone or something that runs. 2. competition, as in a race: to be out of the running. 3. smuggling: gun running. 4. managing or directing: the running of a business. –adjective 5. that runs; moving or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 running — run|ning1 [ rʌnıŋ ] adverb ** four weeks/five years/six times etc. running four weeks/five years/six times etc. following one after another: He has won this tournament for four years running. running run|ning 2 [ rʌnıŋ ] noun uncount * 1. ) the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 running — I UK [ˈrʌnɪŋ] / US adverb ** four weeks/five years/six times etc running four weeks/five years/six times etc following one after another He has won this tournament for four years running. II UK [ˈrʌnɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] * 1) a) the… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 running — run•ning [[t]ˈrʌn ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the act of one that runs 2) management; direction: the running of a business 3) an act or instance of racing: the 113th running of the Kentucky Derby 4) the condition of a track or surface to be run or raced on 5)… …

    From formal English to slang