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Definitions of Ran

  1. imp. of Run.
  2. Open robbery.
  3. Yarns coiled on a spun- yarn winch.
  4. of Run
  5. Past tense of the irregular verb run.
  6. Pa. t. of RUN.
  7. In India, a waste tract of land. Edwin Arnold.
  8. Of to run.
  9. Imp. Of RUN, v.
  10. The pret. of Run.
  11. Of run, which see.

Usage examples for Ran

  1. We ran up to see. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  2. Then Kirsha ran to his father. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  3. Then we ran toward them. – The Cave Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  4. The emperor and many others saw it and ran to him. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  5. So ran part of it. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  6. Or perhaps the train ran over his head when he didn't know it. – The Tale of Freddie Firefly by Arthur Scott Bailey
  7. Ran right away, and made me come, too. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  8. She wasn't the kind that ran in on folks. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  9. His eyes ran across the paper. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  10. Ran into an airpocket, too, and I thought it was all up with me when I began to fall. – Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record by Victor Appleton
  11. He ran to me as I spoke. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  12. It was from Feo and ran like this. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  13. I was a- sitting on the heather when he come, and I ran. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  14. We ran along in silence. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  15. Marcella turned and ran after her. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. He ran to Ingleston's. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  17. Then she ran out, smiling. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  18. I almost ran you down," cried Channing. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  19. Your mother should have thought of these things when she ran away. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  20. I ran to the governor's house. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
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