run-out

[ ruhn-out ]
/ ˈrʌnˌaʊt /

noun Manège.

the act of evading a jump or jumping outside of the limiting markers.

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Origin of run-out

First recorded in 1865–70; noun use of verb phrase run out

Definition for run out (2 of 2)

Origin of run

before 900; (v.) Middle English rinnen, rennen, partly < Old Norse rinna, renna, partly continuing Old English rinnan; cognate with German rinnen; form run orig. past participle, later extended to present tense; (noun and adj.) derivative of the v.

OTHER WORDS FROM run

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British Dictionary definitions for run out (1 of 2)

run out

verb (adverb)

(intr often foll by of) to exhaust (a supply of something) or (of a supply) to become exhausted
(intr) to expire; become no longer validmy passport has run out
run out on informal to desert or abandon
(tr) cricket to dismiss (a running batsman) by breaking the wicket with the ball, or with the ball in the hand, while he is out of his ground

noun run-out

cricket dismissal of a batsman by running him out
mechanical engineering an imperfection of a rotating component so that not all parts revolve about their intended axes relative to each other

British Dictionary definitions for run out (2 of 2)

run
/ (rʌn) /

verb runs, running, ran or run

noun

Word Origin for run

Old English runnen, past participle of (ge) rinnan; related to Old Frisian, Old Norse rinna, Old Saxon, Gothic, Old High German rinnan
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Idioms and Phrases with run out (1 of 2)

run out

1

Become used up or exhausted, as in Our supplies have run out. [Late 1600s]

2

Compel to leave; see run off, def. 5.

3

Become void, expire, as in Our renter's insurance ran out last month. [c. 1300] Also see run out of; run out on.

Idioms and Phrases with run out (2 of 2)

run

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