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run-on sentence in writing, two or more sentences incorrectly constructed as one.
run out to become used up; be consumed. [2 definitions]
run out of to use up the entire amount of.
run riot to move, act, or grow without control.
runt an undersized or stunted animal, esp. the smallest of a litter, as of pigs or dogs. [2 definitions]
run-through a quick review or rehearsal of a sequence of actions, such as a play, musical performance, or dance.
run up to cause to become larger.
runway a smooth, level strip, usu. paved, on which aircraft take off and land; airstrip. [4 definitions]
run wild to grow unrestrained or unchecked. [2 definitions]
rupee the chief monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan, equaling one hundred paise. [3 definitions]
rupiah the chief monetary unit of Indonesia, equaling one hundred sen.
rupture the act or process of bursting, or the condition of being burst open or broken off. [6 definitions]
rural of the countryside or country life. [2 definitions]
rural delivery delivery of mail along rural routes, usu. to a roadside mailbox rather than to the door.
ruralism the quality or condition of being rural. [2 definitions]
ruralize to cause to become rural.
ruse a trick, pretense, or diversion intended to deceive or mislead.
rush1 to act or go swiftly or hastily; hurry. [12 definitions]
rush2 any of several marsh grasses.
rush candle a rushlight.
rush hour a period of peak traffic, usu. in the morning and late afternoon, when many people are on their way to or from work.