the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore"
move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way; "who are these people running around in the building?"; "She runs around telling everyone of her troubles"; "let the dogs run free"
an unbroken chronological sequence; "the play had a long run on Broadway"; "the team enjoyed a brief run of victories"
be operating, running or functioning; "The car is still running--turn it off!"
deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
the pouring forth of a fluid
carry out; "run an errand"
set animals loose to graze
a row of unravelled stitches; "she got a run in
manage or run; "tend a store"
have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"
have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined; "She tends to be nervous before her lectures"; "These dresses run small"; "He inclined to corpulence"