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adverb through·out \thrü-ˈau̇t\

Simple Definition of throughout

  • : in or to every part

  • : from the beginning to the end : during the whole time or situation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of throughout

  1. 1 :  in or to every part :  everywhere <of one color throughout>

  2. 2 :  during the whole time or action :  from beginning to end <remained loyal throughout>

Examples of throughout in a sentence

  1. The house is painted white throughout.

  2. The house has wood floors throughout.

  3. He had a difficult year, but his supporters remained loyal throughout.



13th Century

First Known Use of throughout

13th century


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throughout

preposition through·out

Simple Definition of throughout

  • : in or to every part of (something)

  • : during an entire (situation or period of time)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of throughout

  1. 1 :  all the way from one end to the other of :  in or to every part of <cities throughout the United States>

  2. 2 :  during the whole course or period of <troubled her throughout her life>

Examples of throughout in a sentence

  1. The company has stores throughout the United States and Canada.

  2. She has traveled throughout the world.

  3. His supporters remained loyal throughout his difficulties.

  4. Throughout her life, she has suffered with the disease.

  5. It rained throughout the day.



13th Century

First Known Use of throughout

13th century


THROUGHOUT Defined for Kids

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throughout

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adverb through·out \thrü-ˈau̇t\

Definition of throughout for Students

  1. 1 :  everywhere <The apartments are of one color throughout.>

  2. 2 :  from beginning to end <He remained loyal throughout.>




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preposition through·out

Definition of throughout for Students

  1. 1 :  in or to every part of <We spent a year traveling throughout the country.>

  2. 2 :  during the whole period of <It rained throughout the day.>





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