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

Definition 1: to be spent or finished - [verb of consumption]

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

  • The money had gone after a few days
  • Gas is running low at the gas stations in the Midwest

Synonyms for run short in the sense of this definition

(run short 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 short has a similar meaning as ...) be spent

"All my money went for food and rent"

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