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Synonyms for through

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. done, through, through with(p)(adj)

    having finished or arrived at completion

    "certain to make history before he's done"; "it's a done deed"; "after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up"; "almost through with his studies"

    unfinished, indirect

  2. through(a)(adverb)

    (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes

    "a through street"; "a through bus"; "through traffic"

    indirect, unfinished

  3. through(adverb)

    from beginning to end

    "read this book through"

    through and through

    unfinished, indirect

  4. through(adverb)

    over the whole distance

    "this bus goes through to New York"

    through and through

    indirect, unfinished

  5. through(adverb)

    to completion

    "think this through very carefully!"

    through and through

    unfinished, indirect

  6. through(adverb)

    in diameter

    "this cylinder measures 15 inches through"

    through and through

    unfinished, indirect

  7. through, through and through(adverb)

    throughout the entire extent

    "got soaked through in the rain"; "I'm frozen through"; "a letter shot through with the writer's personality"; "knew him through and through"; "boards rotten through and through"

    through and through

    unfinished, indirect

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. through

    By refers to the agent; through, to the means, cause, or condition; with, to the instrument. By commonly refers to persons; with, to things; through may refer to either. The road having become impassable through long disuse, a way was opened by pioneers with axes. By may, however, be applied to any object which is viewed as partaking of action and agency; as, the metal was corroded by the acid; skill is gained by practise. We speak of communicating with a person by letter. Through implies a more distant connection than by or with, and more intervening elements. Material objects are perceived by the mind through the senses.

    by, by dint of, by means of, with

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. through(prep.)

    from one side, end, or part of, to the other

  2. through(prep.)

    by means of, by the agency of, in consequence of

  3. through(ad.)

    from one side or part to the other

  4. through(ad.)

    from beginning to end

  5. through(ad.)

    to the end

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    via, across, using, during, adoption, adopted, passed, throughout, under, adopt, per, ü, thanks, travers, pass, para

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  1. Veronica Wanjiku Ngigi:

    It was a sea of water. My neighbor was killed when the water smashed through the wall of his house. He was blind so he could not run. They found his body in the morning, my other neighbors also died. All our houses have been ruined.

  2. Vikas Swarup:

    India has always desired resolution of all issues with Pakistan bilaterally through dialogue and peaceful means, it is Pakistan who has chosen to use terrorism as an instrument of state policy. And this visit shows that the international community is deeply concerned about its support to, and sponsorship of, terrorism.

  3. Army Brigadier General Ernie Audino:

    The Turks fear the development of such a contiguous Kurdish-controlled region (in Syria) perhaps more than anything else … the Kurds now control territory that stretches from the Iraqi border in the East, through Qamishli to Kobani and to within 90 kilometers [55 miles] of Aleppo.

  4. Jill Ellis:

    When you go through something that's intensive and do it for so long ... I think I just need to take a step back, take it all in and see what next intrigues me and piques my interest.

  5. Shoryu Bradley:

    Zazen is the dragons roar. This dragons roar is the wind passing and whistling through a hollow tree. This can be a metaphor for your Zazen practice and or even your life. If you can let go, greatly let go, this dragons roar can manifest through you. It is much bigger than the individual.

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