Executing vs Running - What's the difference?

executing | running |


As verbs the difference between executing and running

is that executing is while running is .

As an adjective running is

moving or advancing by running.

As an adverb running is

(informal) consecutively; in a row.

As a noun running is

the action of the verb to run .

executing

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Verb

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  • running

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    Adjective

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  • Moving or advancing by running.
  • # Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
  • successive; one following the other without break or intervention
  • to be away two days running
  • Flowing; easy; cursive.
  • running handwriting
  • Continuous; keeping along step by step.
  • a running explanation
  • * Milton
  • a running conquest
  • * Hare
  • What are art and science if not a running commentary on Nature?
  • (botany) Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
  • a running vine
  • (medicine) Discharging pus.
  • a running sore

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (informal) consecutively; in a row
  • Mom's strawberry jam won the blue ribbon at the Holland County Fair three years running .

    Noun

    (wikipedia running) (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to run .
  • His running of the business leaves something to be desired.
  • The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason
  • Running is good exercise.
  • That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
  • the first running of a still
  • The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.
  • Derived terms

    * in running order * in the running * out of the running * running costs * running dictation

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