Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Idioms.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • all
  • adj
  • noun

Synonyms for run-down

Synonyms for run-down

worn and broken down by hard use

having the spring unwound

References in periodicals archive ?
We took a run-down 125-year-old building and turned it into a community hub.
How can he say Cardiff was run-down, did we not have a magnificent castle, City Hall and museum or did these arrive after Mr Michael moved to Cardiff?
My personal view is it seems these traders have deliberately allowed this area to become run-down, as to maximise their quest for a large parking area, at the expense of more green space.
With 39,600 people waiting for a THESE run-down tower blocks close to the Belfast Westlink are home to many of the doctors and nurses vital to Northern Ireland's health care system.
I was a janitor in a run-down school while Labour were in power.
It will be responsible for identifying projects--such as historic high streets and public spaces, galleries or concert halls, where investment in the cultural and heritage infrastructure will help bring life back to run-down seaside resorts.
Partnerships between the rail industry and other interests can revitalise run-down stations and create better transport links.
Center fielder: second run-down man at second base.
Nigel Roberts, managing director of Paramount Office, said, 'Collaborating with our key suppliers, who are market leaders in their own right, we have taken a tired, ugly, run-down 14,000 sq ft building and turned it into something unique in our industry.
The city's Community Preservation division has begun a pilot program that will help some property owners spruce up run-down properties.
Run-down buildings in a County Durham conservation area could be given a lease of life.
That whole would, as Alan says, include the not-so-nice bits such as the Boot estate and other run-down areas.
Local county councillor John Quigley said: "It would be ridiculous to have a new National Railway Museum served by a run-down station.
an ac claimed public/private partnership that strives to bring new vitality to run-down athletic facilities.
Following the Olympic Games in 1992, the cultural festival Forum 2004 will attract major conferences, requiring convention centres, exhibition halls, hotels, and office buildings, in a series of developments that will regenerate several run-down regions by the waterfront.