HyperDic: run_down

English > 7 senses of the expression run down:
VERBsocialrun down, check outtrace
motionrun downmove downward
bodyrun down, run overinjure or kill / kill by running over, as with a vehicle
bodyrun down, poop out, peter out, run out, conk outuse up all one's strength and energy and stop working
perceptionrun down, scan, skim, rake, glance overexamine hastily
possessionrun down, exhaust, play out, sap, tiredeplete
motionrun downpursue until captured
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtrace.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymcheck out
Broaderpursue, follow up on, act oncarry further or advance
Spanishcomprobar, correr detrás, estar tras, investigar, verificar
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove downward.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderrun, flow, feed, courseMove along, of liquids / liquids
Spanishcorrer hacia abajo, detenerse, pararse
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 3, body
Meaninginjure or kill / kill by running over, as with a vehicle.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymrun over
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanisharrollar, atropellar, pasar por encima
Catalanatropellar
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 4, body
Meaninguse up all one's strength and energy and stop working.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymspoop out, peter out, run out, conk out
Broadertire, pall, weary, fatigue, jadeLose interest or become bored with something or somebody
Catalanespatllar-se, estropellar-se
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 5, perception
MeaningExamine hastily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsscan, skim, rake, glance over
Broaderexamine, seeobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
Spanishescudriñar, explorar, hurgar
Catalanescodrinyar, escorcollar, examinar, explorar, furgar
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningdeplete.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexhaust, play out, sap, tire
Broaderconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe outuse up (resources or materials)
Similar toplay outBecome spent or exhausted
Spanishacabar, agotar, cansar, gastar, minar
Catalancansar, esgotar, minar
English > run down: 7 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningpursue until captured.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderchase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
Spanishdar captura, dar caza, perseguir hasta capturar

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