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Definitions and Synonyms of run on | Another word for run on | What is run on?

Definition 1: talk or narrate at length - [verb of communication]

(run on is a kind of ...) use language

"the baby talks already" "the prisoner won't speak" "they speak a strange dialect"

Definition 2: continue uninterrupted - [verb of stative]

Samples where run on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The disease will run on unchecked
  • The party kept going until 4 A.M.

Synonyms for run on in the sense of this definition

(run on is a kind of ...) continue a certain state, condition, or activity

"Keep on working!" "We continued to work into the night" "Keep smiling" "We went on working until well past midnight"

(run on has a similar meaning as ...) be a regular customer or client of

"We patronize this store" "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"

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