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English noun: running play

1. running play (act) (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team


SamplesThe defensive line braced to stop the run.
The coach put great emphasis on running.


Synonymsrun, running, running game


Broader (hypernym)football play


Narrower (hyponym)draw, draw play, end run, return, reverse, rush, rushing, sweep


Domain categoryAmerican football, American football game









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