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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.
  12. Did run.
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Usage examples for Ran

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