Synonyms of running in English:

running


See definition of running

noun

1‘it was his running between the wickets that really caught the eye’

SYNONYMS
sprinting, sprint, racing
jogging, jog

2‘the day-to-day running of the school’

SYNONYMS
administration, management, managing, organization, coordination, orchestration, handling, direction, conduct, overseeing, controlling, control, regulation, supervision, charge

3‘the smooth running of her department’

SYNONYMS
operation, working, functioning, performance

adjective

1‘the sound of running water’

SYNONYMS
flowing, streaming, gushing, rushing, moving

2‘a running argument’

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continuous, ongoing, sustained, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, uninterrupted, constant, perpetual, unbroken
recurrent, recurring, perennial

3‘I'm not going to wear the same thing two days running’

SYNONYMS
in succession, in a row, in sequence, one after the other, consecutively
straight, together
informal on the trot

Phrases

    in the running

    ‘he's in the running for a Nobel Prize’


    SYNONYMS
    likely to get, likely to receive, likely to win, in contention for, a candidate for, in line for, on the shortlist for, being considered for, up for
    out of the running

    ‘Downpatrick are out of the running for championship honours this season’


    SYNONYMS
    out of contention, out of the competition, out of the contest, no longer a candidate for