Phrasal Verb 'Run down'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Run down'.

Run down

Hit a pedestrian with a vehicle

Example: The minicab RAN him DOWN on the zebra crossing.

Run down

Lose energy or power

Example: You should only recharge the battery when it has fully RUN DOWN.

Run down

Criticise, disparage

Example: They're always RUNNING me DOWN and I am sick and tired of it.

Run down

Find the source or origin of something

Example: The police RAN DOWN all the leads they had and caught them.