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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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Gibbs and DiNozzo run interference with task force leader Leia Pendergast," reads the NCIS 12x4 synopsis on TV.
That can make his take-no-prisoners attitude a problem, and he tries to run interference for his subordinates, who wind up in a lot of harrowing situations; the opening two-parter puts a family member in jeopardy.
The turtle is saved once using a magic trick involving jelly beans, and Melvin re appears in various forms to run interference.
Sergeants often must run interference for their patrol officers to give them the time required to engage in problem solving.
By all means, utilize him to run interference for you when you're busy.
Although, come to think of it, Jesus never suffered the children to run interference for him.
She's got no manager--and not only does a manager run interference, he or she gives you guidance from outside the bubble.