Synonyms of running in English:

running


See definition of running

noun

1‘it was his running between the wickets that really caught the eye’

SYNONYMS

sprinting, sprint, racing

jogging, jog

2‘the day-to-day running of the school’

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administration, management, managing, organization, coordination, orchestration, handling, direction, conduct, overseeing, controlling, control, regulation, supervision, charge

3‘the smooth running of her department’

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operation, working, functioning, performance


adjective

1‘the sound of running water’

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flowing, streaming, gushing, rushing, moving

2‘a running argument’

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continuous, ongoing, sustained, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, uninterrupted, constant, perpetual, unbroken

recurrent, recurring, perennial

3‘I'm not going to wear the same thing two days running’

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in succession, in a row, in sequence, one after the other, consecutively

straight, together

informal on the trot


Phrases

    in the running

      ‘he's in the running for a Nobel Prize’

      SYNONYMS

      likely to get, likely to receive, likely to win, in contention for, a candidate for, in line for, on the shortlist for, being considered for, up for

    out of the running

      ‘Downpatrick are out of the running for championship honours this season’

      SYNONYMS

      out of contention, out of the competition, out of the contest, no longer a candidate for