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run over of a moving vehicle or a driver operating a moving vehicle, to hit and knock down (someone or something), causing serious injury or death. [2 definitions]
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 the gauntlet to expose oneself to harsh criticism or attacks by multiple people, especially by being forced to proceed through two lines of attackers.
run-through a quick review or rehearsal of a sequence of actions, such as a play, musical performance, or dance.
run up to keep adding to something and cause it to become large. [2 definitions]
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.
rural route a mail-delivery route that serves a rural area.
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.