1) From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through.

2) From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through.

3) To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through.

4) 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.


1) 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.

2) Between the sides or walls of; within; as, to pass through a door; to go through an avenue.

3) By means of; by the agency of.

4) Over the whole surface or extent of; as, to ride through the country; to look through an account.

5) Among or in the midst of; -- used to denote passage; as, a fish swims through the water; the light glimmers through a thicket.

6) From the beginning to the end of; to the end or conclusion of; as, through life; through the year.

Example Sentences for


1) Rachael leaned her head back and took in the high feathery canopy Through the fine mosquito netting
2) Hydroelectricity is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower ; the production of electrical power Through the use of the gravitational force of falling or flowing water
3) It really seemed as if some potent Fate watched over that daring Scarlet Pimpernel, and his astute enemy almost felt a superstitious shudder pass Through him, as he looked round at the towering cliffs, and the loneliness of this outlying coast.
4) Both books emphasize the improvement of the rich person's character Through the development of social responsibility and personal benevolence, an incredibly comfortable kind of social protest.
5) Mitch formed in the western Caribbean Sea on October 22 , and after drifting Through extremely favorable conditions , it rapidly strengthened to peak at Category 5 status , the highest possible rating on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
6) Its name comes from the city of Valencia , Spain , known Through history for its sweet orange trees , originally from India
7) Pairs of towers on the east and west facades served as gates Through which the rue Saint-Antoine passed
8) That fear, however slight, was always a veil; you could see almost everything Through it, but not the colors.
9) Who’s there?she cried in a shrill tone. ‘Me!sreplied the voice of the Dodger, Through the keyhole. ‘What now?scried the Jew impatiently. ‘Is he to be kidnapped to the other ken, Nancy says?sinquired the Dodger. ‘Yes,sreplied the Jew, wherever she lays hands on him.
10) He had sailed Through the Straits of Magellan and he told her stories of the terrible Patagonians.
11) Instead let life live Through you.
12) I got the word Through a cousin.
13) Earlier theories -LRB- e.g. , by Alfred Wegener and Alexander du Toit -RRB- of continental drift were that continents `` plowed ' Through the sea
14) Rio had to keep pressure on the two puncture wounds as he raced Through the forest, weaving his way between the trees, leaping over fallen logs, splashing Through two small swollen streams, covering the uneven terrain as fast as he could
15) The masseter muscle does not pass Through the infraorbital canal ; it can not due to the position of the canal
16) You'll have to go Through your whole repertory here: tools, weapons, maneuvers.
17) I never knew how bad she was, till the fever came upon her; and then her bones were starting Through the skin.
18) She felt strength flowing Through her like a gift
19) Some one started to ask me questions but I broke away and going upstairs looked hastily Through the unlocked parts of his desk—he’d never told me definitely that his parents were dead.
20) Each line over the somber beat shot Through me like a bullet.
21) Elijah pushed his hand Through his hair
22) There is perhaps a reason for it, some very great danger, about which the ascetic might wish to be more accurately informed Through his secret interlocutors and visitors?
23) D Arnot, only too willing to attempt the journey, wrote: But you cannot carry me all the distance Through this tangled forest.
24) In ancient times , navigation Through the sea was easier than traveling across the rough terrain of the Greek mainland -LRB- and to some extent the coastal areas of Anatolia -RRB-
25) Finally, they roused themselves, and trooped back Through the kitchen, scarcely glancing at the children on their way out of the house
26) “I only have permission to teach Through the Tradition of the Sun.
27) The city lies on a historic route linking the city of Kiev with the west Through Brest
28) They strolled Through the empty village, with the streetlamps lit and all the windows dark.
29) He throws challenges at us because He knows that when we go Through failure, we grow.
30) 38 Degrees , who are working with the Open Rights Group to mobilise opposition to the bill , state that over 22,000 people have emailed their MPs Through their web site