Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun run-down

1 sense of rundown

Sense 1
summation, summing up, rundown -- (a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court))
       => summary, sum-up -- (a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb run-down

7 senses of run down

Sense 1
run down, check out -- (trace; "We are running down a few tips")
       => pursue, follow up on, act on -- (carry further or advance; "Can you act on this matter soon?")

Sense 2
run down -- (move downward; "The water ran down")
       => run, flow, feed, course -- (move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi")

Sense 3
run down, run over -- (injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle)
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

Sense 4
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")

Sense 5
scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down -- (examine hastily; "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi")
       => examine, see -- (observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect; "The customs agent examined the baggage"; "I must see your passport before you can enter the country")

Sense 6
run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tire -- (deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength")
       => 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
run down -- (pursue until captured; "They ran down the fugitive")
       => chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track -- (go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")

Antonyms of adj run-down

2 senses of run-down

Sense 1
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone -- (worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack")

INDIRECT (VIA worn) -> new -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")

Sense 2
run-down -- (having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch")

INDIRECT (VIA malfunctioning) -> functioning -- (performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight")

Similarity of adj run-down

2 senses of run-down

Sense 1
creaky, decrepit, derelict, flea-bitten, run-down, woebegone -- (worn and broken down by hard use; "a creaky shack"; "a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape"; "a flea-bitten sofa"; "a run-down neighborhood"; "a woebegone old shack")
       => worn (vs. new) -- (affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket")

Sense 2
run-down -- (having the spring unwound; "a run-down watch")
       => malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional -- (not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve")

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