Synonyms for run down

Synonyms for (verb) run down

Synonyms: run down, run out, peter out, conk out, poop out

Definition: use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

Usage: At the end of the march, I pooped out

Similar words: pall, tire, fatigue, jade, weary

Definition: lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

Usage: I'm so tired of your mother and her complaints about my food


Synonyms: run down, run over

Definition: injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to


Synonyms: run down

Definition: pursue until captured

Usage: They ran down the fugitive

Similar words: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase

Definition: go after with the intent to catch

Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit


Synonyms: run down

Definition: move downward

Usage: The water ran down

Similar words: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi


Synonyms: glance over, rake, run down, scan, skim

Definition: examine hastily

Usage: She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi

Similar words: see, examine

Definition: observe, check out, and look over carefully or inspect

Usage: The customs agent examined the baggage; I must see your passport before you can enter the country


Synonyms: play out, exhaust, run down, sap, tire

Definition: deplete

Usage: exhaust one's savings; We quickly played out our strength

Similar words: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

Usage: this car consumes a lot of gas; We exhausted our savings; They run through 20 bottles of wine a week


Synonyms: run down, check out

Definition: trace

Usage: We are running down a few tips

Similar words: pursue, act on, follow up on

Definition: carry further or advance

Usage: Can you act on this matter soon?