- (idiomatic) To exceed the allotted time.
- The previous presentation ran over and ours had to start late.
- (transitive) To cross by running.
- The athletes must run over the bridge to reach the finish line.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To drive over, causing injury or death.
- Can you believe somebody would just run over a cat like that?
- (transitive, idiomatic) To describe briefly; to summarize or recapitulate.
- Before we start the project, let's just run over who is doing what.
- (transitive, idiomatic) To rehearse quickly.
- You'd better run over your statement before going on the platform.
- (ambitransitive) To overflow.
- The bath water nearly ran over.
- (rugby) To score a try.
- (engineering) To have rotation in such direction that the crank pin traverses the upper, or front, half of its path in the forward, or outward, stroke; said of a crank which drives, or is driven by, a reciprocating piece.
- French: renverser
- German: überfahren
- Italian: investire
- Portuguese: atropelar
- Spanish: atropellar, arrollar