Definition of RAN

  1. (verb)move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
  2. (verb)flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  3. (verb)stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  4. (verb)direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  5. (verb)have a particular form
  6. (verb)move along, of liquids
  7. (verb)perform as expected when applied
  8. (verb)change or be different within limits
  9. (verb)run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
  10. (verb)cause to emit recorded audio or video
  11. (verb)move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
  12. (verb)have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  13. (verb)be operating, running or functioning
  14. (verb)change from one state to another
  15. (verb)cause to perform
  16. (verb)be affected by; be subjected to
  17. (verb)continue to exist
  18. (verb)occur persistently
  19. (verb)carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
  20. (verb)include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  21. (verb)conduct to completion
  22. (verb)pass over, across, or through
  23. (verb)cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  24. (verb)make without a miss
  25. (verb)deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  26. (verb)cause an animal to move fast
  27. (verb)be diffused
  28. (verb)sail before the wind
  29. (verb)cover by running; run a certain distance
  30. (verb)extend or continue for a certain period of time
  31. (verb)set animals loose to graze
  32. (verb)keep company
  33. (verb)run with the ball; in such sports as football
  34. (verb)travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
  35. (verb)travel a route regularly
  36. (verb)pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  37. (verb)compete in a race
  38. (verb)progress by being changed
  39. (verb)reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
  40. (verb)come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  41. (verb)become undone