1 through /ˈθruː/ preposition
1 through
Learner's definition of THROUGH
: into one side and out the other side of (something)
: from one side or end to another side or end of (something)
used to describe movement within a place or an area of land, air, etc.
used to indicate the path that is followed to get somewhere or the path that someone or something moves along
: without stopping for (a traffic signal, a stop sign, etc.)
: by using (someone or something)
: by doing (something)
: because of (something)
: over all the parts of (something) : throughout
: from the beginning to the end of (something)
US used to indicate the numbers, days, etc., that are included in a range
used to say that you have survived or completed something
: to a state of official acceptance or approval by (an organization)
2 through /ˈθruː/ adverb
2 through
Learner's definition of THROUGH
: from one side or end to the other
: over the whole distance
: from the beginning to the end
: without stopping
: to the end of an action, process, or activity : until something is completed or achieved
: in or to every part : completely or thoroughly
of a phone call : in connection with the person you are calling
3 through /ˈθruː/ adjective
3 through
Learner's definition of THROUGH
not used before a noun chiefly US
: having reached the end of an activity, job, etc. : finished
often + with
: no longer in a romantic relationship often + with
: no longer able to continue in a role, activity, etc.
always used before a noun
: allowing passage from one end to the other
: going the whole distance without stopping