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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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In less than a week, we were taking advantage of the analytical power brought to bear by Knosys Socrates running against the SAS OLAP server.
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Instead, Hager will have to be satisfied running against Morris.
McKinney: I've got a state senator running against me, and I've got a candidate from the silk-stocking-Democrat crowd running against me.
Running against a demonstration database called "STORES," DSS Agent's unique feature set allowed Informix to demonstrate sophisticated analysis functionality, including support for OLAP calculations directly from a relational database, intelligent agents, workflow triggers, data mining, and custom grouping.
I overheard one opponent running against him say that their best chance to defeat him is to run against his record.
In their category, the Antelope Valley deputies will be running against competitors including Los Angeles County lifeguards, who came in first in 2001 and 2002 before losing out in 2003 to a San Diego team.