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    run out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word run out

    Definition
    (verb) become used up; be exhausted
    Example Sentence
    • Our supplies finally ran out
    Definition
    (verb) flow off gradually
    Synonyms : drain
    Example Sentence
    • The rain water drains into this big vat
    Definition
    (verb) leave suddenly and as if in a hurry
    Synonyms : beetle off , bolt , bolt out , run off
    Example Sentence
    • The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas
    • When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out
    Definition
    (verb) lose validity
    Synonyms : expire
    Example Sentence
    • My passports expired last month
    Definition
    (verb) flow, run or fall out and become lost
    Synonyms : spill
    Example Sentence
    • The milk spilled across the floor
    • The wine spilled onto the table
    Definition
    (verb) exhaust the supply of
    Example Sentence
    • We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting
    Definition
    (verb) prove insufficient
    Synonyms : fail , give out
    Example Sentence
    • The water supply for the town failed after a long drought
    Definition
    (verb) use up all one's strength and energy and stop working
    Synonyms : conk out , peter out , poop out , run down
    Example Sentence
    • At the end of the march, I pooped out
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