- The definition of running is moving, flowing or operating.
An example of something running is a train that is operating.
- Running is defined as done consecutively.
An example of running used as an adverb is in the phrase "for seven years running," which means going on for seven years in a row.
- Running means the act of racing or managing, or the condition of a track for racing.
- An example of running is being in charge of a church festival.
- An example of running is the state of a racetrack before a big race.
- the act of a person or thing that runs (in various senses); racing, managing, proceeding, etc.
- the condition of a track with reference to its use in a race
- that which runs, or flows
- the amount or quantity that runs
- moving, passing, or advancing rapidly
- run at a rapid gait: a running race
- trained to race at this gait: said of a horse
- flowing: running water
- cursive: said of handwriting
- melting; becoming liquid or fluid
- discharging liquid; esp., discharging pus, etc.: a running sore
- creeping or climbing: said of plants
- going, or in operation, as machinery
- in a straight line; linear: said of measurement: a running foot
- going on, extending, etc. without interruption; continuous: a running commentary, a running pattern
- prevalent: running costs
- in progress; current: a running account
- concurrent; simultaneous: a running translation
- moving or going easily or smoothly
- moving when pulled, as a rope
- done in a run with a running start: a running jump
- of the normal run (of a train, bus, etc.): running time
- of or appropriate for running for exercise or sport: a running shoe
in (or out of) the running
- The act or an instance of running.
- The power or ability to run.
- Sports The exercise or sport of someone who runs.
- Ongoing over a period of time: a running conversation; a running joke among us.
- Set in continuous or unbroken lines: running text.
- Printed at the top or bottom of every page or every other page: a running title; a running footer.
- Moving or advancing by running.
- successive; one following the other without break or intervention
- to be away two days running
- Flowing; easy; cursive.
- running handwriting
- Continuous; keeping along step by step.
- a running explanation
- (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
- a running vine
- (medicine) Discharging pus.
- a running sore
- (informal) consecutively; in a row
- Mom's strawberry jam won the blue ribbon at the Holland County Fair three years running.
- The action of the verb to run.
- His running of the business leaves something to be desired.
- The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
- Running is good exercise.
- That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
- the first running of a still
- The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
- Present participle of run.