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Definitions and Synonyms of get through | Another word for get through | What is get through?

Definition 1: finish a task completely - [verb of change]

Samples where get through or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I finally got through this homework assignment

Synonyms for get through in the sense of this definition

(get through is a kind of ...) come or bring to a finish or an end

"He finished the dishes" "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree" "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"

(... is a kind of get through ) finish or complete, as with some decisive action

"he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"

Definition 2: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions - [verb of cognition]

Samples where get through or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • It dawned on him that she had betrayed him
  • she was penetrated with sorrow

Synonyms for get through in the sense of this definition

(get through causes ...) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

"She did not understand her husband" "I understand what she means"

Definition 3: be in or establish communication with - [verb of communication]

Samples where get through or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Our advertisements reach millions
  • He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia

Synonyms for get through in the sense of this definition

(get through is a kind of ...) transmit thoughts or feelings

"He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"

(... is a kind of get through ) send a message from one computer to another to check whether it is reachable and active

"ping your machine in the office"

(... is a kind of get through ) contact, usually in order to remind of something

"I'll ping my accountant--April 15 is nearing"

(... is a kind of get through ) establish radio communications with

"They managed to raise Hanoi last night"

Definition 4: succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems - [verb of motion]

Samples where get through or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister

Synonyms for get through in the sense of this definition

(get through is a kind of ...) reach a destination, either real or abstract

"We hit Detroit by noon" "The water reached the doorstep" "We barely made it to the finish line" "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

Definition 5: spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for get through in the sense of this definition

(get through is a kind of ...) use up a period of time in a specific way

"how are you spending your summer vacation?"

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