Synonyms for run dry
- die out
- taper off
- come to nothing
- give out
- run out
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUN DRY
Little by little the rivers begin to run dry—there is no rain to feed them.
Yet the source of love and humor in Jewish poetry had not run dry.
At length all this eloquence had run dry, and the business of the evening began.
Neglected bearings which run dry are ruined in a short time.
It was nothing but an empty watercourse into which he was staring—the river had run dry!
This showed that the stream of reinforcements was beginning to run dry.
She fell into a passion of tears and lamentation until her tears had run dry, and she was exhausted with sobbing.
Afar, families were seen fleeing on horseback toward the bed of a creek which they hoped to find flowing, but which had run dry.
It is out of the question to buy every convenient thing, or purse will run dry and house overflow.
Lacking the reinforcement of discussion, the stream of Mina's lamentation began to run dry.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR RUN DRY
- be of no avail
- burn up
- eat away
- fritter away
- frivol away
- gamble away
- go to waste
- pour down the drain
- run dry
- run through
- throw away
- trifle away
- wear out