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Through (IPA: /ˈθɹu/)


Through (prep.)

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.

Through (prep.)

Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue.

Through (prep.)

By means of; by the agency of.

Through (prep.)

Over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account.

Through (prep.)

Among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket.

Through (prep.)

From the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.

Through (adv.)

From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through.

Through (adv.)

From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.

Through (adv.)

To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.

Through (a.)

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.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " you need more than luck to navigate successfully through a thousand sieves in succession." - Richard Dawkins

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Sheep hurt my father, and through my father, sheep have also hurt me ."" - Haruki Murakami

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (About William Corvinus) He went right through there." - Underworld: Evolution

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After being put through a wall by Sapphire) Oka-o-okay, I b-br-brought that one on mys-self." - TRG Productions

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After going through a car wash) Lyds, I'm... clean! AAAAHHHH!" - Beetlejuice (TV show)


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