• (prep.) From end to end of, or from side to side of; from one surface or limit of, to the opposite; into and out of at the opposite, or at another, point; as, to bore through a piece of timber, or through a board; a ball passes through the side of a ship.
  • (prep.) Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue.
  • (prep.) By means of; by the agency of.
  • (prep.) Over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account.
  • (prep.) Among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket.
  • (prep.) From the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.
  • (adv.) From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through.
  • (adv.) From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.
  • (adv.) To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.
  • (a.) Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through line; a through ticket; a through train. Also, admitting of passage through; as, a through bridge.

Compare through with other words:

away vs. through

dump vs. through

through vs. trough

inside vs. through

meticulous vs. through

due vs. through

reflective vs. through

direct vs. through

depending vs. through

through vs. transverberate

peragrate vs. through

pass vs. through

through vs. within

athwart vs. through

crowd vs. through

along vs. through

thanks vs. through

careful vs. through

through vs. tough

thorough vs. through

through vs. until

among vs. through

through vs. trow

through vs. throw

through vs. transpicuous

centrally vs. through

through vs. transpierce

peephole vs. through

though vs. through

during vs. through

done vs. through

entering vs. through

through vs. throughout

through vs. transudation

through vs. transact

through vs. unplanned

through vs. transit

across vs. through

over vs. through

through vs. with

through vs. tunnel

fret vs. through

through vs. via

lessee vs. through

through vs. tomb

stone vs. through

slab vs. through

leaving vs. through

other vs. through

opening vs. through

side vs. through

out vs. through

through vs. transparent

strike vs. through

run vs. through

thoroughfare vs. through

through vs. thru

threw vs. through