put through


put through

verb

Definition of PUT THROUGH

transitive verb
1
:  to carry to a successful conclusion <put through a number of reforms>
2
a :  to make a telephone connection for
b :  to obtain a connection for (a telephone call)

Examples of PUT THROUGH

  1. <the incoming university president is vowing to put through the sort of sweeping changes that will propel the school into the top tier academically>

First Known Use of PUT THROUGH

1888

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