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  • as inmeet
  • as instumble
  • as inbump into
  • as inencounter
  • as infind

synonyms for run across

  • clash
  • contact
  • face
  • find
  • greet
  • see
  • accost
  • affront
  • collide
  • confront
  • cross
  • encounter
  • engage
  • experience
  • front
  • grapple
  • hit
  • light
  • luck
  • salute
  • strike
  • stumble
  • tumble
  • tussle
  • wrestle
  • brush against
  • bump into
  • chance on
  • come across
  • come up against
  • dig up
  • fall in with
  • get together
  • make a meet
  • meet face to face
  • rendezvous with
  • rub eyeballs
  • run into
  • run up against
  • touch shoulders
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antonyms for run across

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  • avoid
  • evade
  • let go
  • lose
  • release
  • shun
  • surrender
  • yield
  • cancel
  • disconnect
  • disjoin
  • divide
  • dodge
  • miss
  • separate
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    How to use run across in a sentence

    Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    Specimens were easily collected in a mist net placed across the opening.
    SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
    The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    When these last words of his were interpreted to her, she started, made as if she would run after him, but checked herself.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    They ran side by side across the yard to a roofed flight of steps that led to the printing-office.
    HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
    The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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    WORDS RELATED TO RUN ACROSS

    • chance upon
    • come across
    • encounter
    • hit
    • light
    • light upon
    • luck
    • meet
    • meet up with
    • run across
    • run into
    • stumble
    • tumble
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