run over

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Synonyms for run over

injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle


Related Words

flow or run over (a limit or brim)

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Forty-six46 people were killed this year in run over incidents between January 1 and September 30, compared to 58 deaths over the same period in 2011.
In another run over accident, an 85- year-old citizen died in Sohar in the Batinah region.
on steep slope; into gully; into pond; into trash pit; on embankment; skidding logs; in field; into ditch; after hitting stump; moving bales; pulling post; pulling vehicle; mowing grass; over cliff; on creek bank; overturn then fire." Sometimes the stories are downright gruesome: "Pinned between tractor and tree; collision with car; run over working on tractor; run over starting from ground; collision with train; run over unhooking mower; PTO [power take-off] entanglement."
This child was run over by a tractor after falling out of its front-end loader bucket while the tractor traveled on a rural highway.
The other accident occurred at 12am when a jaywalker was run over by a car as he crossed from a non-designated area and sustained moderately severe injuries.