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runs plural
  1. plural of run
  2. (the runs) Diarrhea/diarrhoea


  • (diarrh(o)ea): diarrhea/diarrhoea, the squits (slang), the trots (slang), the craps (slang)

Verb form

  1. Third-person singular indicative present tense of to run.


Extensive Definition

Run or runs may refer to:



Film, television and literature


Songs and albums


  • Joseph Simmons, a member of hip-hop group Run D.M.C., also known as "Run" or "Rev Run"(a play on his religious title)
  • Melisma, also known as runs or vocal runs

Other meanings

  • RUN, the ICAO code for ACT Airlines
  • Run (cards), a combination of playing cards where cards have consecutive rank values
  • Run (island), one of the smallest Banda Islands
  • Spring run, the outflow of a spring of water, also called a spring branch
  • Bank run, a mass withdrawal by many people of money from a bank
  • Diarrhea, also called "getting the runs"
  • Campaigning for public office in an election

See also

runs in German: Lauf
runs in Esperanto: RUN
runs in French: Run (homonymie)
runs in Italian: RUN
runs in Dutch: Run
runs in Japanese: RUN
runs in Kölsch: RUN (Watt ėßß datt?)

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