- From one side of an opening to the other.
- I went through the window.
- Entering, then later exiting.
- I drove through the town at top speed without looking left or right.
- Surrounded by (while moving).
- We slogged through the mud for hours before turning back and giving up.
- By means of.
- This team believes in winning through intimidation.
- To, to show the end point included in a range. From for the start point can be omitted.
- From 1945 through 1991.
- The numbers 1 through 9.
Through (not comparable)
- Passing from one side of an object to the other.
- Interstate highways form a nationwide system of through roads.
- Finished; complete
- They were through with laying the subroof by noon.
- Valueless; without a future.
- After being implicated in the scandal, he was through as an executive in financial services.
- No longer interested.
- She was through with him.
- Proceeding from origin to destination without delay due to change of equipment.
- The through flight through Memphis was the fastest.
- From one side to the other by way of the interior.
- The arrow went straight through.
- From one end to the other.
- Others slept; he worked straight through.
- To the end.
- He said he would see it through.
- Leave the yarn in the dye overnight so the color soaks through.
- Out into the open.
- The American army broke through the German lines at St. Lo.
- Andrea Tyler and Vyvyan Evans, "Bounded landmarks", in The Semantics of English Prepositions: Spatial Scenes, Embodied Meaning and Cognition, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 0-521-81430 8
NounThrough (plural Throughs)
SOL, all bets off, all off, all over, all through, all up, around, at about, at an end, because of, breadthwise, broad side foremost, broadside, broadways, broadwise, by, by dint of, by means of, by use of, by virtue of, by way of, canceled, cleaned up, complete, completed, completely, concluded, dead, decided, defunct, deleted, depthwise, done, done for, done with, down, due to, durante, during, ended, entirely, expunged, extinct, fini, finished, finished up, fully, hereby, herewith, in all respects, in virtue of, including, inclusive of, into, kaput, on, on account of, over, owing to, passing by, passing through, past, pending, per, perfected, perfective, round, round about, set at rest, settled, shot, sideways, sidewise, straight, straightforward, terminated, thanks to, thereby, therewith, thoroughly, through and through, through with, throughout, to, totally, uninterrupted, upon, utterly, via, washed up, whereby, wherewith, wherewithal, wholly, widthways, widthwise, wiped out, with, wound up, wrapped up, zapped
Metathesis of Middle English thurh, thurgh < Old English þurh < West Germanic *thurkh < Proto-Indo-European base *tr- ('through'). Cognate with thorough, West Frisian troch, German durch, Dutch door, Latin trans, Welsh tra ('through').
- (UK) IPA: /θɹuː/, SAMPA: /Tru:/
- (US) IPA: /θɹu/, SAMPA: /Tru/,
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- Homophones: threw
- IPA: /θrʌf/
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