Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • preposition In, to, through, or during every part of; all through.
  • adverb In or through all parts; everywhere.
  • adverb During the entire time or extent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Everywhere; in every part; in all respects.
  • Quite through; from one end or side of to the other; in every part of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • preposition Quite through; from one extremity to the other of; also, every part of.
  • adverb In every part.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • preposition In every part of; all through.
  • adverb obsolete Completely through, right the way through.
  • adverb In every part; everywhere.
  • adverb During an entire period of time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb used to refer to cited works
  • adverb from first to last

Etymologies

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Old English þurh ūt.

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