Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb run_out

8 senses of run out

Sense 1
run out -- (become used up; be exhausted; "Our supplies finally ran out")
       => end, stop, finish, terminate, cease -- (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical; "the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed"; "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other"; "My property ends by the bushes"; "The symphony ends in a pianissimo")

Sense 2
drain, run out -- (flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 3
run off, run out, bolt, bolt out, beetle off -- (leave suddenly and as if in a hurry; "The listeners bolted when he discussed his strange ideas"; "When she started to tell silly stories, I ran out")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

Sense 4
run out, expire -- (lose validity; "My passports expired last month")
       => discontinue -- (come to or be at an end; "the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31")

Sense 5
spill, run out -- (flow, run or fall out and become lost; "The milk spilled across the floor"; "The wine spilled onto the table")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 6
run out -- (exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting")
       => consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out -- (use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week")

Sense 7
fail, run out, give out -- (prove insufficient; "The water supply for the town failed after a long drought")

Sense 8
poop out, peter out, run down, run out, conk out -- (use up all one's strength and energy and stop working; "At the end of the march, I pooped out")
       => tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade -- (lose interest or become bored with something or somebody; "I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food")

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