extend or continue for a certain period of time; "The film runs 5 hours"
reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating; "melt butter"; "melt down gold"; "The wax melted in the sun"
travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means; "Run to the store!"; "She always runs to Italy, because she has a lover there"
stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of her personal assets"
cause to perform; "run a subject"; "run a process"
run with the ball; in such sports as football
cause something to pass or lead somewhere; "Run the wire behind the cabinet"
progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through several more drafts"; "run through your presentation b