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1. through [ p ] preposition, by means of
Examples: "We went on the train." "I travelled to Washington by bus." "He got the contract by means of bribery." "He became rich through hard work." "He built it with his own hands."

Synonyms by through with on by_means_of

2. through [ r ] from one end or side to the other
Examples: "jealousy pierced her through"

Used in print:

(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

Ever since he had first begun to study music and to teach it , Rousseau had dreamed of piercing through to fame as the result of a successful opera .

(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)

Beyond that misty gray of the rain , he saw the stretching hutment , low diminutive log_cabins , chinked with mud , with doorways a man would have_to crouch to get through , with roofs of tenting laid_over boughs or boards from hardtack boxes , or fence_rails , with cranky chimneys of sticks and dried mud .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The news of battle on Breed_'s_Hill had already seeped through , and New_York itself was now left in the hands of the local Provincial_Congress .

Synonyms through

3. through [ r ] from beginning to end
Examples: "read this book through"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Are there individuals in your organization who can shepherd a new product through to commercialization ; who can develop reliable estimates of sales volume , production , and distribution_costs ; and translate the whole into profit_and_loss and balance_sheet figures which management can act_on with some assurance ?

(Booton Herndon, "From Custer to Korea, The 7th Cavalry"...)

For Marvin_Goulding , like Giovanni_Martini , the bugler boy who carried Custer 's last message , or Margarito_Lopez , the one-man Army on Leyte , was a Garryowen , through and through .

For Marvin_Goulding , like Giovanni_Martini , the bugler boy who carried Custer 's last message , or Margarito_Lopez , the one-man Army on Leyte , was a Garryowen , through and through .

Synonyms through

4. through [ a ] having finished or arrived at completion
Examples: "certain to make history before he's done" "it's a done deed" "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up" "almost through with his studies"

Used in print:

(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)

But when he was finally through , their scorn was made apparent .

Synonyms done through through_with Related Terms finished

5. through [ r ] over the whole distance
Examples: "this bus goes through to New York"

Used in print:

(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)

Hudson now proposed to sail all_the_way through and test the seas beyond for the long sought waterway .

For weeks he had been saying that Hudson 's idea of sailing through to Java was absurd .

Synonyms through

6. through [ r ] to completion
Examples: "think this through very carefully!"

Used in print:

(John R. Sargent, "Where To Aim Your Planning for Bigger...)

Has your company thought through its strategy in this whole `` discretionary buying '' area ?

Synonyms through

7. through [ p ] preposition, from the exterior the interior to the exterior in a countinuous path

Synonyms across through

8. through [ p ] preposition, means or cause

Synonyms for on_account_of for_sake_of owing_to through at because_of

9. through [ r ] in diameter
Examples: "this cylinder measures 15 inches through"

Synonyms through

10. through [ r ] throughout the entire extent
Examples: "got soaked through in the rain" "I'm frozen through" "a letter shot through with the writer's personality" "knew him through and through" "boards rotten through and through"

Synonyms through_and_through through

11. through [ a ] of a route or journey etc.; continuing without requiring stops or changes
Examples: "a through street" "a through bus" "through traffic"

Synonyms through Related Terms direct

Rhymes with

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