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

Definition 1: having the spring unwound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a run-down watch

(run-down is similar to ...) not performing or able to perform its regular function

"a malfunctioning valve"

Definition 2: worn and broken down by hard use - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for run-down in the sense of this definition

(run-down is similar to ...) affected by wear; damaged by long use

"worn threads on the screw" "a worn suit" "the worn pockets on the jacket"

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