(plural run outs)
- Alternative spelling of runout.
(third-person singular simple present runs out, present participle running out, simple past ran out, past participle run out)
- (intransitive, idiomatic) To use up; to consume all of something.
- If this hot weather continues, we will run out of ice cream.
- (intransitive) To expire, to come to an end.
- My driving licence runs out next week, so I had better renew it now.
- The option will run out next week and I can't get it extended.
- (cricket) To get a batsman out via a run out (see above); or, to be got out in this way.
- To extend a piece of material, or clothing.
- If I run out these curtains, they will fit the windows in the drawing room.
- (intransitive) To conclude in, to end up