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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
References in classic literature ?
His eyes fell on the still, upright, and rigid form of the "Indian runner," who had borne to the camp the unwelcome tidings of the preceding evening.
Then the runner got a pitcher, and the King's daughter another, and they began to run at the same time; but in a moment, when the King's daughter was only just a little way off, no spectator could see the runner, and it seemed as if the wind had whistled past.
The next day the Swedes set out for Kovudoo's village bent on securing possession of the person of the white girl whom Kovudoo's runner had told them lay captive in the chief's village.
For instance, the name given to the runner or boxer, who is so called in virtue of an inborn capacity, is not derived from that of any quality; for lob those capacities have no name assigned to them.
He was ill-favoured, but a good runner, and was an only son among five sisters.
Though in reality he was noted among his brother hunters for swiftness of foot, he assured the chief that he was a very bad runner.
He walked then from the cooking-place to our Sahib's office-table under the tree, where our Sahib held in his hand a blue envelope of Service newly come in by runner from the North.
The three other Kings, who were not paid for guarding the Passes, tell them by runner of the bad faith of Bunar and Hilas.
Six days later, it was with the utmost difficulty that the post- runner plashed his way out to the camp with the mail-bags, for the rain was falling in torrents.
Along this I could perhaps hold my own, for I was a fast runner, and in excellent condition.
So soon as we started Infadoos had despatched a runner to warn the people of the kraal, which, by the way, was in his military command, of our arrival.
Robin looked after them, laughing, and thought that never had he seen so fleet a runner as the Lame man; but neither of the beggars stopped nor turned around, for each felt in his mind the wind of Robin's cudgel about his ears.