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run over

verb as in brim

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verb as in frisk

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verb as in overlap

verb as in trample

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Example Sentences

Presumably with caroling, though presumably not with “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.”

At break time, the entire assembly line would run over to play the machines that were ready to be shipped out.

Peter," he said, "the city truck done run over yer dog and kilt him dead.

And, statistics probably show that people are more likely to be run over by a vehicle than killed by an enemy attack.

In the chaos that followed, 28 demonstrators were shot or run over by army vehicles.

Or, ‘My friend, my poor old father has just been run over by an omnibus; let us have a drink.’

Dorothy'd better run over to Mrs. Smith's, where you get your milk, and ask directions.

"I'll run over to the Saldy farm and see," answered Andy, and set off without delay.

I got quite accustomed to the sight of him; he would run over my bed, and come and take the precious morsels out of my hand.

We were obliged to run over the high trestles and covered bridge at that point without a pause.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to run-over, such as: affected, beaten, buried, conquered, defeated, and overthrown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.