Definitions for thoroughˈθɜr oʊ, ˈθʌr oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thorough(adj)

    painstakingly careful and accurate

    "our accountant is thorough"; "thorough research"

  2. exhaustive, thorough, thoroughgoing(adj)

    performed comprehensively and completely

    "an exhaustive study"; "made a thorough search"; "thoroughgoing research"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thorough

    through

  2. Thorough(adj)

    passing through; as, thorough lights in a house

  3. Thorough(adj)

    passing through or to the end; hence, complete; perfect; as, a thorough reformation; thorough work; a thorough translator; a thorough poet

  4. Thorough(adverb)

    thoroughly

  5. Thorough(adverb)

    through

  6. Thorough(noun)

    a furrow between two ridges, to drain off the surface water

Freebase

  1. Thorough

    In 17th century England, Thorough was a name given by Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford to a scheme of his to establish absolute monarchy in England. Although "Thorough" is largely attributed to Strafford, its implementation can also be accredited to the Archbishop of Canterbury William Laud.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Thorough

    name given by the Earl of Strafford (q. v.) to a scheme of his to establish absolute monarchy in England.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thorough' in Adjectives Frequency: #963


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