/rʌn/v[I/T](present participlerunning, past tenseran/ræn/, past participlerun)(GO QUICKLY)
›to move your legs faster than when walking, with the weight of your body pressing forward: [I]They ran for the bus and got there just in time.[T]Hugh runs five miles a day.[I]We want a place with a big backyard with room for the kids to run around.[I]fig. I’ve got to run now (= hurry away) because I’m late for my appointment.