Definitions for throughoutθruˈaʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. in or to every part of:

    throughout the house.

  2. from beginning to end of:

    nodding throughout the sermon.

  3. (adv.)in every part or aspect:

    rotten throughout.

  4. at every moment or point:

    Follow the text throughout.

Origin of throughout:

bef. 1000

Princeton's WordNet

  1. throughout, end-to-end(adverb)

    from first to last

    "the play was excellent end-to-end"

  2. passim, throughout(adverb)

    used to refer to cited works

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. throughout(preposition)θruˈaʊt

    in or to every part

    The cancer had spread throughout his body.; There was excitement throughout the country.; It was a long trial, and he remained silent throughout.


  1. throughout(Adverb)

    Completely through, right the way through.

  2. throughout(Adverb)

    In every part; everywhere

  3. throughout(Adverb)

    during an entire period of time

  4. throughout(Preposition)

    in every part of; all through

  5. Origin: þurh ut.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Throughout

    quite through; from one extremity to the other of; also, every part of; as, to search throughout the house

  2. Throughout(adverb)

    in every part; as, the cloth was of a piece throughout

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'throughout' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #839

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'throughout' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1425

Translations for throughout

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in all parts of

They searched throughout the house.

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