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  • as ineligible
  • as inmarriable
  • as inopening

synonyms for in the running

  • acceptable
  • likely
  • qualified
  • suitable
  • appropriate
  • becoming
  • capable of
  • desirable
  • discretionary
  • elective
  • employable
  • equal to
  • fitted
  • in line for
  • licensed
  • preferable
  • privileged
  • proper
  • satisfactory
  • seemly
  • suited
  • trained
  • up to
  • usable
  • opportunity
  • show
  • time
  • availability
  • connection
  • cut
  • fling
  • go
  • occasion
  • place
  • possibility
  • run
  • scope
  • shot
  • squeak
  • vacancy
  • whack
  • big break
  • iron in the fire
  • look-in

antonyms for in the running

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  • unacceptable
  • improper
  • inappropriate
  • ineligible
  • unfit
  • unsuitable
  • unsuited
  • unworthy
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    How to use in the running in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Father Gaspara was about to ask another question, when Ramona appeared in the doorway, flushed with running.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    After the Reserve Banks have been in operation long enough to be running smoothly, not a few branches will doubtless be organized.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    The fire along the three miles front is like the rumble of an express train running over fog signals.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO IN THE RUNNING

    • acceptable
    • appropriate
    • becoming
    • capable of
    • desirable
    • discretionary
    • elective
    • employable
    • equal to
    • fitted
    • in line for
    • in the running
    • licensed
    • likely
    • preferable
    • privileged
    • proper
    • qualified
    • satisfactory
    • seemly
    • suitable
    • suited
    • trained
    • up to
    • usable
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