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Meaning of RUN OUT

Pronunciation:  run awt

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought"
  2. [v]  use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out"
  3. [v]  become used up; be exhausted; "Our supplies finally ran out"
  4. [v]  exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
  5. [v]  leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out"
  6. [v]  flow, run or fall out and become lost, as of a liquid; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table"
  7. [v]  flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
  8. [v]  lose validity; "My passports expired last month"
 
 Synonyms: beetle off, bolt, bolt out, conk out, drain, expire, fail, give out, peter out, poop out, run down, run off, spill
 
 See Also: brim over, consume, course, deplete, discontinue, eat, eat up, exhaust, fatigue, flow, go away, go forth, jade, leave, overflow, overrun, pall, run, run over, run through, tire, use up, weary, well over, wipe out

 

 

 

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