What does throughout mean?

Definitions for throughout
θruˈaʊtthrough·out

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word throughout.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. throughout, end-to-endadverb

    from first to last

    "the play was excellent end-to-end"

  2. passim, throughoutadverb

    used to refer to cited works

Wiktionary

  1. throughoutadverb

    Completely through, right the way through.

  2. throughoutadverb

    In every part; everywhere

  3. throughoutadverb

    during an entire period of time

  4. throughoutpreposition

    in every part of; all through

  5. Etymology: þurh ut.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Throughoutadverb

    Everywhere; in every part.

    Subdue it, and throughout dominion hold
    Over fish of the sea and fowl of the air. John Milton.

    His youth and age
    All of a piece throughout, and all divine. Dryden.

  2. Throughoutprep.

    Quite through; in every part of.

    Etymology: through and out.

    Thus it fareth even clean throughout the whole controversy about that discipline which is so earnestly urged. Richard Hooker.

    There followed after the defeat an avoiding of all Spanish forces throughout Ireland. Francis Bacon.

    O for a clap of thunder, as loud
    As to be heard throughout the universe,
    To tell the world the fact, and to applaud it. Ben Jonson.

    Impartially inquire how we have behaved ourselves throughout the course of this long war. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

ChatGPT

  1. throughout

    Throughout is an adverb used to indicate that something happens or exists continuously or repeatedly within a particular period of time, from the beginning to the end. It suggests something that is persistent, present, or spread widely over a specific duration.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Throughout

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

  2. Throughoutadverb

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

Editors Contribution

  1. throughout

    A period of time.

    Throughout their wedding day their love was so vivid, beautiful and clear for all to see.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  


  2. throughout

    Each facet

    The unity and solidarity is clear to see throughout the world in our collective goal of optimum health for all and human rights in order of priority


    Submitted by MaryC on February 16, 2021  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throughout in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throughout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of throughout in a Sentence

  1. Remy Heitz:

    Throughout this journey, he repeatedly opened fire with a handgun and used a knife which he both used to seriously injure and kill.

  2. Nasreen Gul:

    When we burned wood for fuel, the smoke from the stove would spread throughout our home and we would cough and feel pain in our eyes, now cooking food and doing other chores in the kitchen has become considerably easier and stress-free. We use an electric stove as electricity is much cheaper and readily available.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    Throughout the millennia and in every religion in the world, marriage has a very specific meaning. Marriage is an institution, grounded in spirituality. It is the union of a man and a woman, and from that union comes life, and life is a gift from God, now that this decision has come down, I think we need to focus all of our energies on ensuring that we protect the religious liberties and the freedom of conscience of those who profoundly disagree with this decision.

  4. The President:

    It's time that we work together with our Israeli friends and try to stem this tide of ISIS and Iranian movement throughout the region, which is threatening the very fabric of the region.

  5. Merlin:

    The Poem flows throughout one's heart, only when it is filled with the Love!

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