Definition of run out from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


run out

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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1if a supply of something runs out, it is used up or finished Time is running out for the trapped miners.
  2. 2if an agreement or a document runs out, it becomes no longer valid synonym expire

run out (of something)

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to use up or finish a supply of something We ran out of gas. Could I have a cigarette? I seem to have run out.