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Overview of noun run_down

The noun rundown has 1 sense

Overview of verb run_down

The verb run down has 7 senses

  • run down, check out -- (trace; "We are running down a few tips")

  • run down -- (move downward; "The water ran down")

  • run down, run over -- (injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle)

  • poop out, peter out, run down, run out, conk out -- (use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out")

  • scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down -- (examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi")

  • run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire -- (deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength")

  • run down -- (pursue until captured; "They ran down the fugitive")

Overview of adj run_down

The adj run-down has 2 senses

  • creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone -- (worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack")

  • run-down -- (having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch")