run

(redirected from running an errand)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to running an errand: come in handy, Off the Top of My Head, in stride

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 periodicals archive ?
She was always there for those who needed her - everyone from the passing tramp, who was given my dad's dinner one night, to the boy next door who received a bit of pocket money for running an errand to the local shop.
The 20-year-old heiress was running an errand after having lunch with younger sister Nicky and a pal.
That was the program in which Dame Edna - as brazen a star hound as you're likely to encounter - sang ``I've Got you, Babe'' with Cher, dunked Larry Hagman into a swimming pool, turned Bea Arthur into a dog groomer and, while running an errand to fetch orange juice for Barry Manilow, returned with Burt Reynolds.
Leo's old walker was taken from Severn Grove in Canton, while he was running an errand with his mum.
Tracey was going home after running an errand for her parents, Jimmy and Barbara, when the accident happened at 7.