Is run a Scrabble word?

Yes, run is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 3 points in Scrabble, and 5 points in Words with Friends

Run is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word run

The meaning of run


57 definitions of the word run.


  1. Move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
  2. Flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  3. Stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point
  4. Direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.
  5. Have a particular form
  6. Move along, of liquids
  7. Perform as expected when applied
  8. Change or be different within limits
  9. Run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
  10. Cause to emit recorded audio or video
  11. Move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way
  12. Have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
  13. Be operating, running or functioning
  14. Change from one state to another
  15. Cause to perform
  16. Be affected by; be subjected to
  17. Continue to exist
  18. Occur persistently
  19. Carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine
  20. Include as the content; broadcast or publicize
  21. Carry out
  22. Pass over, across, or through
  23. Cause something to pass or lead somewhere
  24. Make without a miss
  25. Deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  26. Cause an animal to move fast
  27. Be diffused
  28. Sail before the wind
  29. Cover by running; run a certain distance
  30. Extend or continue for a certain period of time
  31. Set animals loose to graze
  32. Keep company
  33. Run with the ball; in such sports as football
  34. Travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means
  35. Travel a route regularly
  36. Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
  37. Compete in a race
  38. Progress by being changed
  39. Reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating
  40. Come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
  41. Become undone


  1. A score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
  2. The act of testing something
  3. A race run on foot
  4. An unbroken series of events
  5. (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team
  6. A regular trip
  7. The act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
  8. The continuous period of time during which something (a machine or a factory) operates or continues in operation
  9. Unrestricted freedom to use
  10. The production achieved during a continuous period of operation (of a machine or factory etc.)
  11. A small stream
  12. A race between candidates for elective office
  13. A row of unravelled stitches
  14. The pouring forth of a fluid
  15. An unbroken chronological sequence
  16. A short trip

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in run?

3 Letter Words

2 Letter Words

1 Anagram of Run

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to run:

Unscramble the letters in run

There are 10 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'run'.

More words that can be made using the letters in run