What does Through mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. done, through, through with(p)adjective

    having finished or arrived at completion

    "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(a)adverb

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

    "a through street"; "a through bus"; "through traffic"

  3. throughadverb

    from beginning to end

    "read this book through"

  4. throughadverb

    over the whole distance

    "this bus goes through to New York"

  5. throughadverb

    to completion

    "think this through very carefully!"

  6. throughadverb

    in diameter

    "this cylinder measures 15 inches through"

  7. through, through and throughadverb

    throughout the entire extent

    "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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Through

    from end to end of, or from side to side of; from one surface or limit of, to the opposite; into and out of at the opposite, or at another, point; as, to bore through a piece of timber, or through a board; a ball passes through the side of a ship

  2. Through

    between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue

  3. Through

    by means of; by the agency of

  4. Through

    over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account

  5. Through

    among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket

  6. Through

    from the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year

  7. Throughadverb

    from one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through

  8. Throughadverb

    from beginning to end; as, to read a letter through

  9. Throughadverb

    to the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through

  10. Throughadjective

    going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line; a through ticket; a through train. Also, admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Through

    thrōō, prep. from end to end, or from side to side of: between the sides of: over the whole extent of: among: from beginning to end: by means of: in consequence of.—adv. from one end or side to the other: from beginning to end: to the end or purpose.—adj. clear, unobstructed, serving for an entire route.—adv. Through′-and-through, thoroughly.—ns. Through′-bolt, a bolt which passes through from side to side of what it fastens; Through′fare (Shak.), same as Thoroughfare; Through′-gang (Scot.), a thoroughfare.—adj. Through′-gang′ing, thorough-going.—n. Through-gō′ing (Scot.), a scolding.—adj. active, energetic.—adv. Through′ly (obs.) same as Thoroughly.—prep. Throughout′, through to the outside: in every part of: from one end to the other.—adv. in every part: everywhere.—ns. Through′-stone, a bonder or bond-stone in building: a grave-stone made so as to lie flat; Through′-tick′et, a ticket for the whole of a journey; Through′-traff′ic, the traffic between two centres at a distance from each other—opp. to Local traffic; Through′-train, a train which goes the whole length of a long route.—Be through, to be finished; Carry through (see Carry); Go through (see Go). [A.S. þurh; Ger. durch, Sans. tiras.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. throughnoun

    Drunk or high to the point of almost being unconscious.

Editors Contribution

  1. through

    From a location to a specific location.

    They went through the street hand in hand to come out at the lake and are delighted and feel love, joy and unity.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Through' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #108

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Through' in Written Corpus Frequency: #192

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Through' in Adverbs Frequency: #104

How to pronounce Through?

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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Through in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Through in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Through in a Sentence

  1. Jason Pye:

    I think they’re going to be thoughtful. Some, like the Clean Power Plan or the fiduciary rule, are unavoidable -- you have to start rolling those back, with that said, we should be pursuing legislative measures, not just rolling regulations back, but making sure a future president can’t impact negatively impact [the] economy through [regulation].

  2. The IEA:

    Our latest balances show that while the overhang will ease from a staggering 3.0 million bpd in the second quarter of 2015, its highest since 1998, the projected oversupply persists through the first half of 2016.

  3. Ed Schafer:

    I would prefer if my trips were not arranged involving lobbyists. I'd prefer my staff to consult with and arrange trips through local The USDA offices and state agriculture departments.

  4. The Scot:

    Unfortunately, I've had a setback and as a precaution need to work through that before competing, i've worked so hard to get myself into a situation where I can play at the top level and I'm gutted I'm not going to be able to play.

  5. David Marsh:

    My neck was like the size of a tennis ball, it was closing in on my throat. My wife took me to the ER and they said I had to be rushed to Grady [Memorial Hospital] to have emergency surgery. That’s where they cut the abscess, put a tube in through my mouth, through my neck for everything to drain out.

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