run out

Primary Meanings of run out

1.
v
use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
2.
v
flow off gradually
3.
v
prove insufficient
4.
v
leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
5.
v
lose validity
Full Definitions of run out
1

v use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

Synonyms:
conk out, peter out, poop out, run down
Type of:
fatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary
lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

v exhaust the supply of

“We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting”
Type of:
consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, run through, use up, wipe out
use up (resources or materials)

v become used up; be exhausted

“Our supplies finally ran out
Type of:
cease, end, finish, stop, terminate
have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical
2

v flow off gradually

Synonyms:
drain
Type of:
course, feed, flow, run
move along, of liquids

v flow, run or fall out and become lost

Synonyms:
spill
slop, spill, splatter
cause or allow (a liquid substance) to run or flow from a container
Types:
brim over, overflow, overrun, run over, well over
flow or run over (a limit or brim)
geyser
to overflow like a geyser
Type of:
course, feed, flow, run
move along, of liquids
3

v prove insufficient

Synonyms:
fail, give out
4

v leave suddenly and as if in a hurry

“When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out
Synonyms:
beetle off, bolt, bolt out, run off
Type of:
go away, go forth, leave
go away from a place
5

v lose validity

Synonyms:
expire
Type of:
discontinue
come to or be at an end

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