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See definition of runners on Dictionary.com
  • as infield
  • as intennis shoe

synonyms for runners

  • competition
  • applicants
  • candidates
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • athletic shoe
  • gym shoe
  • tennie
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use runners in a sentence

I'd admire to see him cavorting around on the pinnacles after horse-thieves or whisky-runners or a bunch of bad Indians.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
From Mr. Vandergriffs store they saw a poorly dressed little girlperhaps eight years old, or sodragging a soap box on runners.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The first round ended with the runners much as they had started, the interval between each being fairly equally maintained.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
Runners were instantly sent back to inform Cornstalk he was missing a golden opportunity by not attacking at once.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Word was passed on from our rear that runners had been sent to hurry up Colonel Christian and his two hundred men.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
But of higher types of animals from which something might be learned—hoppers, runners—there were no traces.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
The runners kept the wheels immovable and caused the cart to glide over the snow as a sleigh.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
On the way up I came across some partridges; they were terrible runners, but after a good chase I managed to collect two.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
One end had gotten under the bob runners and was scratching along in the snow.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
With no drag on the runners, it shot forward with a speed that surprised even Dick.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RUNNERS

  • applicants
  • candidates
  • competition
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • runners
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.