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runner

run·ner

runner

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh nr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone or something that runs, esp. in races.
 
definition 2: one of the long, narrow strips of metal or other material on which a sled or sleigh glides.
similar words:
blade
definition 3: a groove or support on which a drawer or the like slides or moves.
definition 4: a long, narrow carpet or rug.
definition 5: one engaged in smuggling such items as guns or drugs.
definition 6: a part of a plant that grows along the ground and sends down roots.
definition 7: in baseball, a player who is on base.
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The word runner contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean