Definition of Through in English :

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Through meaning in English

Meaning of Through in English

Pronunciation of Through in English

Through pronunciation in English

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Through

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Adjective

1. done, through, through with

having finished or arrived at completion

Example Sentences:
'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'

2. through

(of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes

Example Sentences:
'a through street'
'a through bus'
'through traffic'

Adverb

3. through

from beginning to end

Example Sentences:
'read this book through'

4. through

over the whole distance

Example Sentences:
'this bus goes through to New York'

5. through

to completion

Example Sentences:
'think this through very carefully!'

6. through

in diameter

Example Sentences:
'this cylinder measures 15 inches through'

7. through, through and through

throughout the entire extent

Example Sentences:
'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'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Through

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preposition
1. 
going in or starting at one side and coming out or stopping at the other side of
a path through the wood
2. 
occupying or visiting several points scattered around in (an area)
3. 
as a result of; by means of
the thieves were captured through his vigilance
4. mainly US
up to and including
Monday through Friday
5. 
during
through the night
6. 
at the end of; having (esp successfully) completed
7.  through with
adjective
8. (postpositive)
having successfully completed some specified activity
9. 
(on a telephone line) connected
10. (postpositive)
no longer able to function successfully in some specified capacity
as a journalist, you're through
11. (prenominal)
(of a route, journey, etc) continuous or unbroken
a through train
adverb
12. 
through some specified thing, place, or period of time
13. 
thoroughly; completely

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Through

see synonyms of through
preposition
1. 
in one side and out the other side of; from end to end of
2. 
a. 
in the midst of
flying through the clouds
b. 
among
hiking through the trees
3. 
by way of
a train that goes through Boston
4. 
over the entire extent or surface of
5. 
to various places in; around
touring through France
6. 
a. 
from the beginning to the end or conclusion of
to go through an experience, through the summer, went through all his provisions
b.  US
up to and including
through Friday
7. 
without making a stop for
to go through a red light
8. 
past the limitations or difficulties of
to fight through all the red tape
9. 
by means of
through her help
10. 
as a result of; because of
done through error
adverb
11. 
in one side and out the other; from end to end
12. 
from the beginning to the end
13. 
completely to the end; to a conclusion
to see something through
14. 
in every part or way; thoroughly; completely
soaked through
: also through and through
adjective
15. 
extending from one place to another; allowing free passage
a through street
16.  US
a. 
traveling to the destination without stops
a through train
b. 
continuing on without making a stop
through traffic
17.  US
not necessitating changes; good for traveling without intermediate transfer
a through ticket
18. 
arrived at the end; finished
through with an assignment
19. 
at the end of one's usefulness, resources, etc.
through in politics
20. 
having no further dealings, connections, etc. (with someone or something)

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Through

see synonyms of through
prep.
1. In one side and out the opposite or another side of: went through the tunnel.
2. Among or between; in the midst of: a walk through the flowers.
3. By way of: climbed in through the window.
4.
a. By the means or agency of: bought the antique vase through a dealer.
b. Into and out of the handling, care, processing, modification, or consideration of: Her application went through our office. Run the figures through the computer.
5. Here and there in; around: a tour through France.
6. From the beginning to the end of: stayed up through the night.
7. At or to the end of; done or finished with, especially successfully: We are through the initial testing period.
8. Up to and including: a play that runs through December; a volume that covers A through D.
9. Past and without stopping for: drove through a red light.
10. Because of; on account of: She succeeded through hard work. He declined the honor through modesty.
adv.
1. From one end or side to another or an opposite end or side: opened the door and went through.
2. From beginning to end; completely: I read the article once through.
3. Throughout the whole extent or thickness; thoroughly: warmed the leftovers clear through; got soaked through in the rain; a letter that was shot through with the writer's personality.
4. Over the total distance; all the way: drove through to their final destination.
5. To a conclusion or an accomplishment: see a matter through.
adj.
1. Allowing continuous passage; unobstructed: a through street.
2.
a. Affording transportation to a destination with few or no stops and no transfers: a through bus; a through ticket.
b. Continuing on a highway without exiting: through traffic; through lanes.
3. Passing or extending from one end, side, or surface to another: a through beam.
4. Having finished; at completion: She was through with the project.
5. Having no further concern, dealings, or connection: I'm through with him.
6.
a. Having no more use, value, or potential; washed-up: That swimmer is through as an athlete.
b. Doomed to death or destruction.

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