Meaning of “run” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /rʌn/

B1 the activity of running for a period of time:

[ usually singular ] to go for a run

B2 in cricket or baseball, a single point:

to score a run
a dummy/practice/trial run

an occasion when you do something to practise it before the real time

a run of sth

several things of the same type that happen without something different happening during that period:

a run of 10 games without a win
a run of good/bad luck

a period of performances of a play, film, etc

be on the run

to be trying to avoid being caught, especially by the police

make a run for it informal

to suddenly run fast in order to escape from somewhere

(Definition of “run noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)