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through (preposition)
1.
a) (1) - used as a function word to indicate movement into at one side or point and out at another and especially the opposite side of drove a nail through the board
(2) by way of - left through the door
(3) - used as a function word to indicate passage from one end or boundary to another a highway through the forest a road through the desert
(4) without stopping for - past drove through a red light
b) - used as a function word to indicate passage into and out of a treatment, handling, or process the matter has already passed through her hands
2.
- used as a function word to indicate means, agency, or intermediacy: as
a) by means of by the of - agency
b) because of - failed through ignorance
c) by common descent from or relationship with - related through their grandfather
3.
a) over the whole surface or of - extent throughout homes scattered through the valley
b) - used as a function word to indicate movement within a large expanse flew through the air
c) - used as a function word to indicate exposure to a specified set of conditions put him through hell
4.
- used as a function word to indicate a period of time: as
a) during the entire period of - all through her life
b) from the beginning to the end of - the tower stood through the earthquake
c) to and including - Monday through Friday
5.
a) - used as a function word to indicate completion or exhaustion got through the book went through the money in a year
b) - used as a function word to indicate acceptance or approval especially by an official body got the bill through the legislature
through (adverb)
1.
from one end or side to the other
2.
a) from beginning to end
b) to completion, conclusion, or - accomplishment see it through
3.
to the core - completely soaked through
4.
into the open - out break through
through (adjective)
1.
a) extending from one surface to another - a through mortise
b) free or continuous passage - admitting direct a through road
2.
a) (1) going from point of origin to destination without change or reshipment - a through train
(2) of or relating to such movement - a through ticket
b) at and destined for points outside a local zone - initiated through traffic
3.
a) arrived at completion or accomplishment - is through with the job
b) - washed-up finished
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
through (adjective)
brought or having come to an end
SYNONIMS:
completed, concluded, done, down, ended, finished, over, over with, terminated, through, up
RELATED WORDS:
accomplished, achieved, attained, compassed, realized; dead, defunct, extinct, kaput ( kaputt), obsolete; expired
continuing, incomplete, ongoing, uncompleted, undone, unfinished
through (adverb)
1.
from beginning to end
SYNONIMS:
around, over, round, throughout
through (adverb)
2.
from one side to the other of an intervening space
SYNONIMS:
across, athwart, through
RELATED WORDS:
clear
through (preposition)
1.
in or into the middle of
SYNONIMS:
amid ( amidst), mid, midst, through
RELATED WORDS:
between, betwixt
NEAR ANTONYMS:
from, out of
through (preposition)
2.
in random positions within the boundaries of
SYNONIMS:
about, across, over, round, through, throughout
RELATED WORDS:
on
through (preposition)
3.
in the course of
SYNONIMS:
amid ( amidst), by, over, pending, through, throughout
through (preposition)
4.
to the opposite side of
SYNONIMS:
athwart, over, through
RELATED WORDS:
around, round; beyond, past
through (preposition)
5.
along the way of
SYNONIMS:
through, via
RELATED WORDS:
across, along, alongside, beyond, near, nearby, over; below, beneath, under, underneath; outside, past; throughout
through (preposition)
6.
as the result of
SYNONIMS:
due to, owing to, through, with
through (preposition)
7.
using the means or agency of
SYNONIMS:
in, per, through, via, with
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