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See definition of runs after on Dictionary.com
  • as inpursue
  • as inseek
  • as inwoo
  • as incourt
  • as incultivate
  • as infollow

synonyms for runs after

  • go after
  • seek
  • accompany
  • attend
  • badger
  • bait
  • bug
  • chivy
  • dog
  • fish
  • harass
  • harry
  • haunt
  • hound
  • hunt
  • oppress
  • persevere
  • persist
  • plague
  • ride
  • shadow
  • stalk
  • tag
  • tail
  • trace
  • track
  • trail
  • bird-dog
  • camp on the doorstep of
  • give chase
  • hunt down
  • move behind
  • nose around
  • play catch up
  • poke around
  • prowl after
  • run after
  • run down
  • scout out
  • search for
  • search high heaven
  • search out
  • take out after
  • track down

antonyms for runs after

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  • aid
  • assist
  • be lazy
  • give up
  • help
  • ignore
  • leave
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • neglect
  • quit
  • run away
  • stop
  • support
  • discontinue
  • eschew
  • retreat
  • shun
  • neglect
  • ignore
  • leave alone
  • let go
  • run away
  • avoid
  • disregard
  • go before
  • lead
  • misunderstand
  • pass over
  • precede
  • scorn
  • shun
  • slight
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How to use runs after in a sentence

But his servant runs after the man, and gets two talents of silver and some garments under false pretences.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The third line runs thus: “How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle in the icy air of night.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The MacLeod trail runs less than twenty miles north of here, you know.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It still, I am glad to hear, runs an honorable and profitable course, which its merits well deserve.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I think the coulée right under his perch is an arm of the one we're in; runs in somewhere below.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
An oak gallery runs round two sides of the hall and descends in broad and gentle stairs down the right side of it.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Instead of our small craft working to and fro in half mile runs, henceforth they will have to cover 60 miles per trip.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Through it runs a vein about one vara wide, extending east and west for some distance.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Water was also found in many other parts, but all the runs appeared to be of temporary duration.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Still water runs deep, they say; and a glacial cap may conceal subterranean fires.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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