English adjective: running
|1.||running (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream|
|Samples||As mountain stream with freely running water.|
Hovels without running water.
|Similar||gushing, jetting, pouring, spouting, spurting, squirting|
|2.||running continually repeated over a period of time|
|Samples||A running joke among us.|
|3.||running of advancing the ball by running|
|Samples||The team's running plays worked better than its pass plays.|
|Domain category||football, football game|
|4.||running executed or initiated by running|
|Samples||Running plays worked better than pass plays.|
Took a running jump.
A running start.
|5.||running measured lengthwise|
|Samples||Cost of lumber per running foot.|
|6.||running (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing|
|Samples||In running (or working) order.|
A functional set of brakes.
|Synonyms||functional, operative, working|
English noun: running
|1.||running (act) (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team|
|Samples||The defensive line braced to stop the run.|
The coach put great emphasis on running.
|Synonyms||run, running game, running play|
|Broader (hypernym)||football play|
|Narrower (hyponym)||draw, draw play, end run, return, reverse, rush, rushing, sweep|
|Domain category||American football, American football game|
|2.||running (act) the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace|
|Samples||He broke into a run.|
His daily run keeps him fit.
|Broader (hypernym)||locomotion, travel|
|Narrower (hyponym)||dash, sprint|
|3.||running (state) the state of being in operation|
|Samples||The engine is running smoothly.|
|4.||running (act) the act of administering or being in charge of something|
|Samples||He has responsibility for the running of two companies at the same time.|
|Broader (hypernym)||administration, disposal|
|5.||running (act) the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track|
|Broader (hypernym)||track and field|
|Part meronym||track meet|