run for office

run for office

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  • run for office — verb To seek political power …   Wiktionary

  • run for — phr verb Run for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑bus, ↑cover, ↑election, ↑exit, ↑mayor, ↑office, ↑presidency, ↑president, ↑seat, ↑shelter, ↑train …   Collocations dictionary

  • To run for an office — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bridie Goldstein Run for Children — The Bridie Goldstein Run for Children [http://www.run for children.org/] is an annual five kilometer run/walk in Syosset, New York that benefits MercyFirst [http://www.mercyfirst.org/] , a non profit, non sectarian agency that cares for more than …   Wikipedia

  • run — vi ran, run, run·ning 1 a: to be or continue to be in operation or effect b: to proceed toward expiration or effectiveness statute of limitations began to run when she received notice of the injury compare toll 2: to continue to accrue or become… …   Law dictionary

  • run — [[t]rʌ̱n[/t]] ♦ runs, running, ran (The form run is used in the present tense and is also the past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB When you run, you move more quickly than when you walk, for example because you are in a hurry to get somewhere,… …   English dictionary

  • run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — Synonyms and related words: Brownian movement, Everyman, Indian file, Le Mans, Lehrfreiheit, Public, Zeitgeist, abide, abrade, abrasion, abscond, absquatulate, academic freedom, acciaccatura, acquire, act, adolescent stream, advance, affluence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Run — A run consists of a series of bid and offer quotes for different securities or maturities. Dealers give to and ask for runs from each other. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. run run 1 [rʌn] verb ran PASTTENSE [ræn] …   Financial and business terms

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