Definition of “run over” - English Dictionary


“run over” in English

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run over

phrasal verb with run uk /rʌn/ us /rʌn/ verb present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run

If liquid runs over, it flows over the edges of something, because there is too much of it:

The water/The bath is running over - quick, turn the taps off.

(Definition of “run over” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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