- (intr, preposition) to be sufficient formy income doesn't run to luxuries
Idioms and Phrases with run to
Amount to, as in The total will run to thousands of dollars. This usage employs run in the sense of “extend.” [Mid-1500s]
Lean toward, favor, as in My taste runs to chocolate desserts. [Colloquial; second half of 1800s] Also see run to earth; run to form; run to seed.