1. [Adjective]: of advancing the ball by running; "the team''s running plays worked better than its pass plays"

2. [Adjective]: (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream; "a mountain stream with freely running water"; "hovels without running water"

3. [Adjective]: executed or initiated by running; "running plays worked better than pass plays"; "took a running jump"; "a running start"

4. moving quickly on foot; "heard running footsteps behind him"

5. (of e.g. a machine) performing or capable of performing; "in running (or working) order"; "a functional set of brakes"

6. measured lengthwise; "cost of lumber per running foot"

7. continually repeated over a period of time; "a running joke among us"

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