Throughout

  • 1 Throughout — Through*out , prep. Quite through; from one extremity to the other of; also, every part of; as, to search throughout the house. [1913 Webster] Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year. Milton. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 throughout — [thro͞o out′] prep. 1. through the whole of; in every part of [throughout the nation] 2. all the way through; during every part of [sleeping throughout the lecture] adv. 1. in or during every part; everywhere; from start to finish 2. in every… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Throughout — Through*out , adv. In every part; as, the cloth was of a piece throughout. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 throughout — I (All over) adverb all over, every bit, extensively, from beginning to end, from first to last, from the ground up, from the word go, inside and out, over all, to the end II (During) adverb for the duration, for the period of, in the course of,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 throughout — late O.E. þurhut; see THROUGH (Cf. through) + OUT (Cf. out) (Cf. Ger. durchaus, 16c.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 throughout — [adj] during the whole of all over, all the time, all through, around, at full length, completely, during, every bit, everyplace, everywhere, far and near, far and wide, for the duration, from beginning to end, from end to end, from one end to… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 throughout — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB ▪ all the way through …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 throughout — [[t]θruːa͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦ 1) PREP If you say that something happens throughout a particular period of time, you mean that it happens during the whole of that period. The national tragedy of rival groups killing each other continued throughout 1990...… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 throughout — through|out [ θru aut ] function word *** Throughout can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): He remained in Paris throughout the war. as an adverb (without a following noun): It was a wonderful game and Johnson… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 throughout */*/*/ — UK [θruːˈaʊt] / US [θruˈaʊt] adverb, preposition Summary: Throughout can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): He remained in Paris throughout the war. as an adverb (without a following noun): It was a wonderful… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 throughout — through|out W1S3 [θru:ˈaut] prep, adv 1.) in every part of a particular area, place etc ▪ a large organization with offices throughout the world ▪ The disease spread rapidly throughout Europe. ▪ The house is in excellent condition, with fitted… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 throughout — I. adverb Date: 13th century 1. in or to every part ; everywhere < of one color throughout > 2. during the whole time or action ; from beginning to end < remained loyal throughout > II. preposition …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 throughout — /throoh owt /, prep. 1. in or to every part of; everywhere in: They searched throughout the house. 2. from the beginning to the end of: He was bored throughout the play. adv. 3. in every part: rotten throughout. 4. at every moment or point:… …

    Universalium

  • 14 throughout — 1 /Tru: aUt/ preposition 1 in every part of a particular area, place etc: a large international organization with offices throughout the world. 2 during all of a particular period, from the beginning to the end: He had misled the court throughout …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 throughout — through•out [[t]θruˈaʊt[/t]] prep. 1) in or to every part of: throughout the house[/ex] 2) from beginning to end of: nodding throughout the sermon[/ex] 3) in every part or aspect: rotten throughout[/ex] 4) at every moment or point: Follow the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 throughout*/ — [θruːˈaʊt] adv, preposition 1) in every part of a place The hotel has recently been redecorated throughout.[/ex] Pollution is a serious problem in major cities throughout the world.[/ex] 2) during the whole of a period of time or an event House… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 throughout — prep. & adv. prep. right through; from end to end of (throughout the town; throughout the 18th century). adv. in every part or respect (the timber was rotten throughout) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 throughout — preposition 1) it had repercussions throughout the Middle East Syn: all over, across, in every part of, everywhere in, all through, right through, all around 2) she remained fit throughout her life Syn: all through, all, for the duration of …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 throughout — preposition 1) it had repercussions throughout Europe Syn: all over, in every part of, everywhere in 2) Rose had been very fit throughout her life Syn: all through, for the duration of, for the whole of, until the end of, all …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 20 throughout — 1. preposition /θɹuːˈaʊt/ in every part of; all through And though a philosopher may live remote from business, the genius of philosophy, if carefully cultivated by several, must gradually diffuse itself throughout the whole society 2. adverb… …

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