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be running

  • as incompete
  • as infunction
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Synonyms for be running

verb go up against in contest
  • battle
  • challenge
  • clash
  • contend
  • contest
  • face
  • fight
  • play
  • spar
  • try
  • vie
  • wrestle
  • attempt
  • bandy
  • bid
  • collide
  • emulate
  • encounter
  • essay
  • fence
  • grapple
  • joust
  • oppose
  • rival
  • strive
  • struggle
  • tilt
  • tussle
  • be in the running
  • cope with
  • go after
  • go for
  • go for broke
  • go for the gold
  • in the hunt
  • jockey for position
  • lock horns
  • match strength
  • match wits
  • participate in
  • pit oneself against
  • run for
  • scramble for
  • seek prize
  • take on
  • take part

Antonyms for be running

  • agree
  • give up
  • make peace
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • aid
  • assist
  • forget
  • help
  • let go
  • release
  • support
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to be running

function

verb. perform, work
  • act
  • act the part
  • be in action
  • be in commission
  • be in operation
  • be running
  • behave
  • cook
  • do
  • do duty
  • do one's thing
  • get with it
  • go
  • go to town
  • move
  • officialize
  • officiate
  • operate
  • percolate
  • react
  • run
  • serve
  • take
  • take care of business
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.