• move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time;
    • "The children ran to the store"
  • flee; take to one's heels; cut and run;
  • stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point;
    • "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"
  • direct or control; projects, businesses, etc.;
  • have a particular form;
  • move along, of liquids;
  • perform as expected when applied;
  • change or be different within limits;
    • "Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion"
    • "The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals"
    • "My students range from very bright to dull"
  • run, stand, or compete for an office or a position;
  • cause to emit recorded audio or video;
    • "They ran the tapes over and over again"
  • move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way;
  • have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined;
  • be operating, running or functioning;
  • change from one state to another;
  • cause to perform;
  • be affected by; be subjected to;
  • continue to exist;
  • occur persistently;
  • carry out a process or program, as on a computer or a machine;
  • include as the content; broadcast or publicize;
    • "We ran the ad three times"
    • "This paper carries a restaurant review"
  • carry out;
    • "run an errand"
  • pass over, across, or through;
    • "He ran his eyes over her body"
    • "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"
  • cause something to pass or lead somewhere;
  • make without a miss
  • deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor
  • cause an animal to move fast;
  • be diffused;
    • "These dyes and colors are guaranteed not to run"
  • sail before the wind
  • cover by running; run a certain distance;
    • "She ran 10 miles that day"
  • extend or continue for a certain period of time;
  • set animals loose to graze
  • keep company;
  • run with the ball; in such sports as football
  • travel rapidly, by any (unspecified) means;
  • travel a route regularly;
  • pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals);
  • compete in a race;
  • progress by being changed;
  • reduce or cause to be reduced from a solid to a liquid state, usually by heating;
  • come unraveled or undone as if by snagging;
  • become undone;
  • RAN past tense of run and rin

Scrabble Score: 3

ran is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

ran is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

ran is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 4

ran is a valid Words With Friends word