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runs

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    Definition of runs in English Dictionary

  • NounBFrun
    1. plural of run.
      1. (the runs) SLA Diarrhea/diarrhoea.
      2. VerbBFrunPRrunningPTranPPrun
        1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of run.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • John had 25 pounds weightloss after abstaining from soda and running 2 miles in the morning 5 days a week.
            • I watched the formation move away and listened to the PT leader begin to call out a "jody," an Army song to help units run in step in formation
            • But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Running down the list of suggestions, I can see three we can discard immediately.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • They held on as long as they could, but when the heavy artillery fire started, they had to cut and run.
            • The water in his bottle sloshed back and forth as he ran.
            • Guenn and George asked permission to see it, and I weakmindedly agreed, making them promise to run.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Noun forms
              • Noun plural forms
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Verb singular forms
                  • Third-person singular forms
            Related Links:
            1. en runs by
            2. en runs up
            3. en runs hot
            4. en runs out
            5. en runscorer
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of runs for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "runs" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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