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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 ?
We all said the duke was pretty smart, and there couldn't be no trouble about running daytimes.
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.
He heard footsteps running to and fro in the rooms, and up and down stairs behind him.
11 : to do something by or as if by running <I'm running errands.
UCLA's running game was supposed to be more consistent, even without Maurice Drew in the backfield, and perhaps in the long run it will be.
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.
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.
He has also spent many years working a few days a week in his local running shoe store, where it seems that in the course of fitting and advising customers he has come across nearly as many public misconceptions about running shoes as he has feet.
6213(f), the running of the 90-day period for filing a Tax Court petition is suspended while the automatic stay prevents the filing, and for 60 days thereafter.
Marine Corps at Quantico, Virginia, designed a running course for its trainees.
Two alternative approaches to running emulators on computers in the far future
This rapper, rebel, reverend and father of five has gone through both the hit-making hype and depressing hypocrisy of hip hop music--and he's still running.
You might assume the high-powered executive is running off to an important business meeting.
01 or higher running under DOS (required); supports laser printing.
DENVER -- The new 2006 world-class Denver Marathon(TM) is honored to welcome world-renowned elite running athletes including local phenomenon Alan Culpepper to run the Denver Half-Marathon scheduled for Sunday, October 15, 2006.