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Definition of Through

  • 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.
  • Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue.
  • By means of; by the agency of.
  • Over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account.
  • Among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket.
  • From the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.
  • From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through.
  • From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.
  • To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.
  • 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.
  • throughout the entire extent
  • over the whole distance
  • in diameter
  • from beginning to end
  • to completion

How to use through in a sentence. Through pronunciation.

This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
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David's donkey now picked its way carefully through the narrow streets of the Moosky.
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The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
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Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
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David was slowly apprehending these things as he talked-subconsciously, as it were; for he was seeing pictures of the things he himself had observed, through the lens of another mind, as primitive in some regards as his own, but influenced by different experiences.
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They call him the Ropemaker, because so many pass through his hands to the Nile.
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Thinks nobody can see through him, and there's nobody that can't.
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As a wind, unfelt, stirs the leaves of a forest, making it rustle delicately, a whisper swept through the room.
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Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
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It is fortunate for thee that the tribute is from thy hand to my hand, and not through many others to mine.
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Despite his will, a shudder passed through Nahoum Pasha's frame.
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He knew into what subterranean ways he must walk, through what mazes of treachery and falsehood he must find his way; and though he did not know to the full the corruption which it was his duty to Kaid to turn to incorruption, he knew enough to give his spirit pause.
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It was the room through which David had come with Kaid.
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As they passed through, a hand drew aside the curtains on the other side of the room which they were leaving.
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Noiselessly he moved forward and touched the spring of the door through which the two had gone.
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It yielded, and he passed through, closed the door again and stealthily listened, then stole a look into the farther chamber.
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For a moment he listened, then went forward and passed through into the hall.
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His look was fastened now upon the door by which the Prince Pasha would enter, now upon the door through which he had passed to the rescue of the English girl, whom he had seen drive off safely with her maid.
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In going quickly through the room, they had disarranged a table.
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The blood came rushing through his veins again.
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Examples of Through

Example #1
Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
Example #2
Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
Example #3
Arabs and fellaheen squatting at street corners looked at him with furtive interest.
Example #4
Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
Example #5
At his feet lay the great mosque, and the citadel, whose guns controlled the city, could pour into it a lava stream of shot and shell.