run-through

noun
\ˈrən-ˌthrü \

Definition of run-through 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a usually cursory reading, summary, or rehearsal

run through

verb

Definition of run through (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

1 : pierce

2 : to spend or consume wastefully and rapidly

3 : to read or rehearse without pausing

4a : carry out, do

b : to subject to a process

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Synonyms & Antonyms for run-through

Synonyms: Verb

blow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, spend, squander, throw away, trifle (away), waste

Antonyms: Verb

conserve

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Examples of run-through in a Sentence

Verb

before I knew what was happening, the thug had run through me with a knife how did you manage to run through $300 in one day?

First Known Use of run-through

Noun

1905, in the meaning defined above

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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run-through

noun

English Language Learners Definition of run-through

: an activity in which you quickly do or read all the different parts of something especially in order to practice or prepare for something (such as a performance)

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