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Definition 1: use up all one's strength and energy and stop working - [verb of body]

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

  • At the end of the march, I pooped out

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

(run out is a kind of ...) lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

"I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food"

Definition 2: prove insufficient - [verb of change]

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

  • The water supply for the town failed after a long drought

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: exhaust the supply of - [verb of change]

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

  • We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting

(run out is a kind of ...) use up (resources or materials)

"this car consumes a lot of gas" "We exhausted our savings" "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

(run out has a similar meaning as ...) become used up; be exhausted

"Our supplies finally ran out"

Definition 4: become used up; be exhausted - [verb of change]

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

  • Our supplies finally ran out

(run out is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

(run out has a similar meaning as ...) exhaust the supply of

"We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"

Definition 5: flow, run or fall out and become lost - [verb of motion]

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

  • The milk spilled across the floor
  • The wine spilled onto the table

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

(run out is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

(... is a kind of run out ) flow or run over (a limit or brim)

(run out has a similar meaning as ...) cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container

"spill the milk" "splatter water"

Definition 6: flow off gradually - [verb of motion]

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

  • The rain water drains into this big vat

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

(run out is a kind of ...) move along, of liquids

"Water flowed into the cave" "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"

Definition 7: leave suddenly and as if in a hurry - [verb of motion]

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

  • The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas
  • When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

(run out is a kind of ...) go away from a place

"At what time does your train leave?" "She didn't leave until midnight" "The ship leaves at midnight"

Definition 8: lose validity - [verb of stative]

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

  • My passports expired last month

Synonyms for run out in the sense of this definition

(run out is a kind of ...) come to or be at an end

"the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"

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