run out (plural run outs)
- Alternative spelling of runout
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see run, out
- She ran out of the room in tears.
- (intransitive, idiomatic) To use up; to consume all of something.
- If this hot weather continues, we will run out of ice cream.
- (intransitive) To expire; to come to an end; to be completely used up or consumed.
- My driving licence runs out next week, so I had better renew it now.
- The option will run out next week and I can't get it extended.
- Oh no! The wine has run out!
- (cricket) To get a batsman out via a run out (see runout)
- Jackson was run out for a duck in the first over.
- (cricket) to be got out in this way.
- (transitive) To extend a piece of material, or clothing.
- If I run out these curtains, they will fit the windows in the drawing room.
- (intransitive) To conclude in, to end up
- To force (someone or something) into a new location or state of being.
- If the mob thinks you did it, they'll run you out of town.
- They'll run us out of business doing that!
- French: venir à expiration, toucher à sa fin, expirer, venir à manquer
- Italian: esaurire, finire
- Russian: зака́нчиваться
- Spanish: expirar, extinguir (pronominal), vencer (pronominal)