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See definition of also ran on Dictionary.com
  • as inloser
  • as inalso-ran
  • as indark horse
  • as infailure

synonyms for also ran

  • also-ran
  • underdog
  • deadbeat
  • defeated
  • dud
  • failure
  • flop
  • has-been
  • disadvantaged
  • down-and-outer
  • flunkee
  • underprivileged
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antonyms for also ran

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  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • success
  • achiever
  • winner
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      How to use also ran in a sentence

      Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
      SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
      Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
      THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
      They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.
      HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
      He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
      THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
      Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
      As soon as he was in it Squinty ran over to the trough, hoping there would be some sour milk in it.
      SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
      Was she merely an egoist—it ran in the family—or did it conceal much that she had no intention of revealing?
      ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
      There were only seventeen stations on the whole line, over which the first passenger train ran on Sept. 17.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      capacitor

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