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through

preposition

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1 in or into the middle of
  • lost control of the car and drove through the crowd

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2 in random positions within the boundaries of
  • the numerous small towns scattered through these hills

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3 in the course of
  • thoughtless people talking through the whole movie

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4 to the opposite side of
  • walked through the room

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5 along the way of
  • the quickest way out of the building is through that hall there

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6 as the result of
  • won the tournament through practice and hard work

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7 using the means or agency of
  • apparently got his money through theft and deception

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through

adverb

Synonyms of through (Entry 2 of 3)

1 from beginning to end
  • read the letter through twice
  • never once missed class the whole year through

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2 from one side to the other of an intervening space
  • the bullet struck the door and went right through

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through

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of through (Entry 3 of 3)

brought or having come to an end
  • a standing ovation for the cast when the play was through

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The first known use of through was before the 12th century

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“Through.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/through. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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