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run through

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of run through

  1. 1 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object <before I knew what was happening, the thug had run through me with a knife> Synonyms gore, harpoon, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, impale, skewer, spear, spike, spit, stab, stick, transfix, transpierceRelated Words spindle; perforate, riddle; bayonet, dirk, gimlet, pike, poniard, prong, quill; pinprick, poke, prick, punch, thrust; cut, knife, slice

  2. 2 to use up carelessly <how did you manage to run through $300 in one day?> Synonyms blow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, waste, spend, squander, throw away, trifle (away)Related Words splurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay outNear Antonyms economize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay upAntonyms conserve




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