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Definitions of through

  1.   to completion; " think this through very carefully!"
  2.   From one end or side to the other: from beginning to end: to the end or purpose.
  3.   Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue.
  4.   From one end or side to the other; to the end or conclusion: prep. from end to end; from side to side of; passage among or in the midst of; by means of.
  5.   Going from beginning to end; pertaining to an entire distance.
  6.   From end to end, or from side to side; noting passage; by transmission; by means of; by the agency of; by reason of; over the whole surface of; by passing among or in the midst of.
  7.   of a route or journey etc.; continuing without requiring stops or changes; " a through street"; " a through bus"; " through traffic"
  8.   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"
  9.   From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through.
  10.   Throughout.
  11.   From end to end of; between the, sides of; into at one point and out at another point; in the midst of; by the agency of; over all the steps or degrees of.
  12.   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.
  13.   from beginning to end; " read this book through"
  14.   By means of; by the agency of.
  15.   From end to end of; from side to side of; over the whole extent of; among; by means of.
  16.   From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.
  17.   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.
  18.   From beginning to end.
  19.   over the whole distance; " this bus goes through to New York"
  20.   To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.
  21.   From one end or side to the other; from beginning to end; to the ultimate purpose. To carry through, to accomplish. To go through, to prosecute a scheme to the end; to undergo. See Thorough.
  22.   Going from one place to another without change; as, a through train. Also, thru.
  23.   From one end or side to the other; from beginning to end; to the purpose or result.
  24.   in diameter; " this cylinder measures 15 inches through"
  25.   From end to end.
  26.   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"
  27.   Over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account.
  28.   To a termination.
  29.   From the first to the last of.
  30.   From one end, surface, etc., to or beyond the other.
  31.   from one end or side to the other; " jealousy pierced her through"
  32.   Among or in the midst of; - used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket.
  33.   From the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.
  34.   From end to end: from the beginning to the end.
  35.   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.

Quotes of through

  1. If you learn one thing from having lived through decades of changing views, it is that all predictions are necessarily false. – M. H. Abrams
  2. If you put garbage in a computer nothing comes out but garbage. But this garbage, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and none dare criticize it. – Rory Bremner
  3. I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames. – Les Brown
  4. I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows. – George Crook
  5. Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other. – Denis Diderot
  6. Negligence is the rust of the soul, that corrodes through all her best resolves. – Owen Feltham
  7. I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens- things break, contractors don't come through but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly. – Genevieve Gorder
  8. My driving abilities from Mexico have helped me get through Hollywood. – Salma Hayek
  9. The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. – George Herman
  10. I have gone through a period of seeking to understand what or how strong or what are the connections I have to God. – Peter Jennings
  11. Driving a motorcycle is like flying. All your senses are alive. When I ride through Beverly Hills in the early morning, and all the sprinklers have turned off, the scents that wash over me are just heavenly. Being House is like flying, too. You're free of the gravity of what people think. – Hugh Laurie
  12. Something is happening to Britain and the British. Or has happened. We are said to be passing through a transition, or a turning point, or a transformation; nobody is quite sure which. – Ferdinand Mount
  13. If I have a problem, stuff's going through my head, I feel like using, I usually go and talk to my dad... I decided to get sober a lot younger than he did. He first tried to get sober when he was like 32, I believe. – Jack Osbourne
  14. After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her. – Helen Rowland
  15. In the 1999 resolution regarding Taiwan's future passed by the Democratic Progressive Party, it is stated very clearly that any change to the status quo of Taiwan must be decided by the people of Taiwan through referenda. – Chen Shui-bian

Usage examples for through

  1. They shall live, and through thee!" ” – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  2. We shall want a good deal before we get through – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. “ I shall always love you,- because you have been on my side all through – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  4. She wanted to make money- through him? ” – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  5. I've done all I can; now, it's up to you to see him through – Trail Tales by James David Gillilan
  6. “ I read the letter through more than once. ” – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  7. “ " Let us through good people," I heard him say. ” – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  8. “ " Yes, we'll put it through – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  9. You'll get through this great trouble. ” – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  10. He thought of the child that he loved- the child that had come to him through that wife. ” – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  11. Have I not known him all through – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  12. If we get through you say? ” – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  13. Can you live through – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  14. “ I'll show some people before I'm through – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  15. You can get this put through if you like. ” – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  16. He may die- before he's got through this money. ” – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  17. “ I'll go through with it, of course. ” – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. You're not through you know. ” – Monkey On His Back by Charles V. De Vet
  19. “ I am not through my friend. ” – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  20. Oh, we shall bring him through – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee

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