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Run

To have legal validity in a prescribed territory; as in, the writ (a court order) runs throughout the county. To have applicability or legal effect during a prescribed period of time; as in, the Statute of Limitations has run against the claim. To follow or accompany; to be attached to another thing in pursuing a prescribed course or direction; as in, the Covenant (a written promise or restriction) runs with the land.

run

(Contend), verb announce a candidacy, aspire to political office, be a candidate, be designated a candidate, become an office seeker, campaign, campaign for office, campaign for public office, canvass, challenge an incumment, compete, run for office, seek election, seek re-eleccion, seek to become a public official, solicit votes, stand for election, strive, vie

run

(Flee), verb abscond, break away, dash, decamp, depart, disengage, escape, fly, hasten, hurry, leave, move swiftly, quit, race, retreat, rush, scamper, take flight

run

(Flow), verb advance, continue, drain out, elapse, extend, flood, go on, pass, proceed, pour, team, surge, trickle
Associated concepts: conditions and deeds running with the land, covenants running with the land, running at large, running of the statute of limitations

run

(Manage), verb carry on, conduct, direct, drive, function, govern, guide, handle, influence, maintain, oversee, perform, regulate, steer, superintend, work
See also: abscond, chain, conduct, demand, exude, flee, function, govern, hierarchy, manage, manipulate, market, moderate, officiate, operate, race, rule
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Passenger Mary Gardner said the man ran down the aisle from the rear of the plane.
In Dusk, 2001-02, each of Steir's stair-stepped applications of a paint-soaked brush is visible: the splashes as she swiped it across the canvas and the drips as the released paint ran down the surface.
A hit-and-run driver who ran down 19 people in New York three days ago, returned to the scene in a stolen car and mowed down seven more victims.
The bishop has demonstrated that the Church has changed," the boy's father commented, while Pieruccio ran down the stairs with a big smile and a Rosary blessed by the Pope in his hands.
When I ran down to my friend's house, I found I could barely breathe," Begley says.
or went beyond their goals"--Ranging from materials processing tests to space sickness studies aboard an electrically powered "sled" that ran down the lab's aisle.
Washington, Oct 18 (ANI): Hollywood actress Octavia Spencer has revealed that she ran down the streets half-naked after Barack Obama was elected as the US President in 2008.
Beattie then made it 6-0 before Trafford ran down the wing making it 7-0.
A BOY of three saved his mum's life by yelling for help at the top of his voice as he ran down the street.
When it ran down the street, they came in,'' he said.
He said: 'The previous Tory government ran down the staff, ran down the hospitals and ran down the cleaning
Silage effluent from a County Durham farm ran down a hill and found its way into a watercourse, Durham magistrates heard.