In anthropology, the term applied to the varieties of modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens, having clusters of distinctive physical traits in common. The three major varieties are Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid. During the last 60,000 years, migrations and interbreeding have caused a range of variations to exist today, not distinct or “pure” races (which can exist only under conditions of isolation).
1. A contest of speed
2. Any competition
3. People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock
(Irregular preterit, past participle: ran, run).
1. To move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time.
2. To cover a distance by running; run a certain distance.
3. To change from one state to another.
4. To execute a program or process, as on a computer or a machine.
5. To extend or continue for a certain period of time; SYN. run for.
6. To have a particular form;,; SYN. go.
7. To keep company; of male animals; SYN. consort.
8. To make without a miss; in sports or games.
9. To move about freely and without restraint, or act as if running around in an uncontrolled way.
10. To move along, of liquids; SYN. flow, course.
11. To occur persistently.
12. To sail before the wind.
13. To stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point; SYN. go, pass, lead, extend.
14. To be in the running; compete for a certain position.
15. To be running or functioning, as of engines or machines.
16. To become undone, as of clothes such as knitted fabrics; SYN. unravel.
17. To carry out.
18. To cause an animal to move fast.
19. To cause something to pass or lead somewhere; SYN. lead.
20. To be diffused; said of dyes and colors; SYN. bleed.
21. To cause to perform.
22. To deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor; SYN. black market.
23. To be affected by; be subjected to; as in.