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  1. run·ning
    IPA[ˈrəniNG]
  2. noun

    adjective

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: running

    • noun

      the action or movement of a runner:

      the sport of racing on foot:

    • adjective

      (of water) flowing naturally or supplied to a building through pipes and taps:

      (of a sore or a part of the body) exuding liquid or pus:

    • verb

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

      run as a sport or for exercise:

    • noun

      an act or spell of running:

      a running pace:

    • past of run
    • verb

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

      run as a sport or for exercise:

    • noun

      an act or spell of running:

      a running pace:

    • past of run
    • abbreviation

      Royal Australian Navy.
    • adjective

      ahead in a race or other competition.

      (of an athlete or horse) running best when in front of the field.

    • noun

      the practice by market makers of dealing on advance information provided by their brokers and investment analysts, before their clients have been given the information.

      the practice of giving one's support to a competitor because they are in front.

    • noun

      a servile follower, especially of a political system:

      a dog bred to run, especially for racing or pulling a sled.

    • noun

      a military engagement which does not occur at a fixed location.

      a confrontation which has gone on for a long time.

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