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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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We didn't hear it, but suddenly looked up to see a young man running past our car with my shopping bag, stolen from our car seat, having left the window half down.
COUNCILLORS are objecting to changes to a bus route which has led to two services running past a school.
Officers believe he may have been seen running past Whiston Hospital which is next to the shop.
Now with trains running past midnight and its clean, art-filled stations, the subway helps L.
Nikki Thaden opened her account after running past several defenders.
ENGINEERING FEAT: A bird's eye view of the Overhead Railway (main picture) with (insets from top) the bustling dockside; the Overhead running past the Pacific Navigation offices and an interior shot of a carriage; MERSEY FIRST: The Pier Head station on the opening day of the Overhead Railway and (inset) the Overhead runs past the Liver Buildings
Passengers only realised something was wrong when they saw him running past their windows.