put through

verb

Definition of put through

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 in a Sentence

  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

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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