Synonyms for Running:


active (adjective)
flowing, bustling, rapid, functioning, hasty, going, speedy, operating, rushing, shifting, speeding.
hasty (adjective)
breathless, hasty, pelting, dashing, speedy, rapid, fast, abrupt, swift, bustling, urgent, impatient, breakneck, darting, hurried, fleet, rushing, brisk, feverish, galloping, flying, quick.
liquefied (adjective)
dissolved, liquefied, molten, thawed.
mobile (adjective)
running (adjective)
alive, active, going, functioning, operative, moving, working, Producing, proceeding.
speeding (adjective)
streaming (adjective)


array, accessory, civvies, baggies, beachwear, casuals, combats, black, speeding, black tie, coordinates. operating, functioning, revolving, administration (of an estate), adventurism, administrative, determining, chairmanship, Producing, critical-path method, crisis management, working, ADMIN, CSR, administer. alive, action, bound, awareness, jog, dash, pound, runner, operative. flowing (noun)
falling, tumbling, pouring.


extending (verb)
reaching, Extending, spreading.
liquefying (verb)
dissolving, melting, thawing, Liquefying.
moving (verb)
relocating, shifting, Budging, Transferring, actuating.
run (verb)
administer, bound, dash, jog.
running (verb)
cantering, hurrying, racing, Scrambling, scooting, Plunging, tearing, scampering, Sprinting, bounding, scurrying, jogging, Trotting, Loping.

Other synonyms:

jog. alive. runner. functioning
operating, functioning.

Usage examples for running

  1. " Yes," said Mr. Carstyle slowly, " I thought they were running – The Greater Inclination by Edith Wharton
  2. Well, we went, and found Boston just running over with people. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  3. You must go with him, and find some means of keeping him, or he'll be running off to that woman. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith