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Definition 1: over the whole distance - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • this bus goes through to New York

Definition 2: in diameter - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • this cylinder measures 15 inches through

Definition 3: from beginning to end - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • read this book through

Definition 4: to completion - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • think this through very carefully!

Definition 5: throughout the entire extent - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for through in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a through street
  • a through bus
  • through traffic

(through is similar to ...) direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short

"a direct route" "a direct flight" "a direct hit"

Definition 7: having finished or arrived at completion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for through in the sense of this definition

(through is similar to ...) ended or brought to an end

"are you finished?" "gave me the finished manuscript"

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