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Verb: run over  rún ow-vu(r)
  1. Injure or kill by knocking (someone or something) down and passing over the body, as with a vehicle
    - run down
  2. Flow or run over (a limit or brim)
    - overflow, overrun, well over, brim over
  3. Give a summary (of)
    "he ran over his results";
    - sum up, summarize, summarise [Brit], resume
  4. Exceed, esp. a time limit
    "the talk ran over by ten minutes"

Derived forms: run over, runs over, running over, ran over

See also: run

Type of: ingeminate, injure, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell, run out, spill, wound

Encyclopedia: Run over