[verb] stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets" Synonyms:go, pass, lead, extend
[verb] direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.; "She is running a relief operation in the Sudan" Synonyms:operate
[verb] have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as follows"; "as the saying goes..." Synonyms:go
[verb] move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi" Synonyms:flow, feed, course
[verb] perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore" Synonyms:function, work, operate, go
[verb] change or be different within limits; "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"; "Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent"; "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"; "My students range from very bright to dull" Synonyms:range
[verb] run, stand, or compete for an office or a position; "Who's running for treasurer this year?" Synonyms:campaign
[verb] cause to emit recorded sounds; "They ran the tapes over and over again"; "Can you play my favorite record?" Synonyms:play
[verb] move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; "who are these people running around in the building?"; "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles"; "let the dogs run free"
[verb] have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence" Synonyms:tend, be given, lean, incline
[verb] carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine; "Run the dishwasher"; "run a new program on the Mac"; "the computer executed the instruction" Synonyms:execute
[verb] be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running
[verb] change from one state to another; "run amok"; "run rogue"; "run riot"
[verb] cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
[verb] be affected by; be subjected to; "run a temperature"; "run a risk"