Throughout
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 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • throughout — ► PREPOSITION & ADVERB ▪ all the way through …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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