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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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They are not impressed by the antics of players who run foul of the laws of the land or their club's disciplinary code.
Krulwich noted that media are eagerly searching for the first company that will run foul of consumers, advising users and developers of personalization that this is "wonderful stuff.
The drawbar of a wagon heavily laden with straw suddenly gave way, causing the wagon to run foul of the kerb and topple over on to the pavement.
It shows how easily westerners can run foul of the law.
Troubled Heard has recently run foul of the law after he was convicted for seriously harassing his ex- girlfriend, actress Melissa Leo, the mother of his nine-year-old son, Jack.
He warned that unless changes were made the EC would run foul of GATT as it tried to dispose of new farm surpluses onto the world market.