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Synonyms for running

in succession

in the running

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  • in contention for
  • up for
  • likely to get
  • in line for
  • being considered for
  • a candidate for
  • on the shortlist for

out of the running

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up and running

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Synonyms for running

in action or full operation

Synonyms for running

(American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team

the act of running

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the state of being in operation

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the act of administering or being in charge of something

the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

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(of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream

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continually repeated over a period of time

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of advancing the ball by running

executed or initiated by running

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measured lengthwise

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(of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing

References in classic literature ?
They were running along a narrow alley flanked on either side by a growth of young spruce.
We all said the duke was pretty smart, and there couldn't be no trouble about running daytimes.
My brother answered him vaguely and began to dress, running with each garment to the window in order to miss nothing of the growing excitement.
The man was running away with the rest, and selling his papers for a shilling each as he ran--a grotesque mingling of profit and panic.
The whole population of the great six-million city was stirring, slipping, running; pres- ently it would be pouring EN MASSE northward.
He heard footsteps running to and fro in the rooms, and up and down stairs behind him.
By this time the Doctor had picked himself up, and on they went again, running and running.
Despite being beaten over 11l in third, Loose Chips is one to look out for on soft ground and was a winner at Kempton on Monday when running from the front.
5 : [sup.2]function <That old car is still running.>
If the defender's shoulders are square to the LOS and he is "feathering"--trying to defend both the QB and the running back--the QB should turn up underneath the read man and get what yardage he can.
The duathlon is a three-segment event, like triathlon, but it involves only two sports, running (or walking) and cycling--no swimming.
On any given run, it's important to learn to read your body for cues that you are running too hard, too easy, or just right.
"It took us about two years to figure out that this nine-layer process was almost as difficult as running a cast film line," says Steve Arnautoff, product-development project manager at Plastopil Hazorea, a packaging company in Israel that made the jump from five layers to nine in 2001.
Candidates are running. They may be giving opponents a good run for their money.
He was running, he said then, to help construct a durable third party, the Greens.