go through
I. phrasal 1. to subject to thorough examination, consideration, or study 2. experience, undergo <
had to go through quite an ordeal
>
3. carry out, perform <
went through his work in a daze
>
II. intransitive verb Date: 1513 1. to continue firmly or obstinately to the end <
I was going through with it if it killed me — A. W. Long
>
2. a. to receive approval or sanction ; pass b. to come to a desired or satisfactory conclusion

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • go through — {v.} 1. To examine or think about carefully; search. * /I went through the papers looking for Jane s letter./ * /Mother went through the drawer looking for the sweater./ Syn.: GO OVER. 2. To experience; suffer; live through. * /Frank went through …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go through — {v.} 1. To examine or think about carefully; search. * /I went through the papers looking for Jane s letter./ * /Mother went through the drawer looking for the sweater./ Syn.: GO OVER. 2. To experience; suffer; live through. * /Frank went through …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go through — [v1] endure bear, brave, experience, suffer, support, survive, swallow, tolerate, undergo, withstand; concept 23 Ant. surrender, yield go through [v2] use up consume, deplete, exhaust, pay out, spend, squander; concept 169 Ant. hoard, save, store …   New thesaurus

  • go through — ► go through 1) undergo (a difficult experience). 2) examine carefully . 3) informal use up or spend. Main Entry: ↑go …   English terms dictionary

  • go through — index bear (tolerate), delve, endure (suffer), penetrate, permeate, pervade, search …   Law dictionary

  • go through — “to execute, carry to completion” (a plan, etc., often with with), 1560s. Meaning “to examine” is 1660s; “to endure” is by 1712; “to wear out” by 1959 …   Etymology dictionary

  • go through — verb 1. go or live through (Freq. 8) We had many trials to go through he saw action in Viet Nam • Syn: ↑experience, ↑see • Derivationally related forms: ↑experience ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • go through — phrasal verb Word forms go through : present tense I/you/we/they go through he/she/it goes through present participle going through past tense went through past participle gone through 1) go through something [transitive] to examine or search… …   English dictionary

  • go through — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you go through an experience or a period of time, especially an unpleasant or difficult one, you experience it. [V P n] He was going through a very difficult time... [V P n] South Africa was going through a period of… …   English dictionary

  • go\ through — v 1. To examine or think about carefully; search. I went through the papers looking for Jane s letter. Mother went through the drawer looking for the sweater. Syn.: go over 2. To experience; suffer; live through. Frank went through many dangers… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go through — v. (d; intr.) ( to proceed ) to go through with (to go through with one s plans) * * * [ gəʊ θruː] (d;intr.) ( to proceed ) to go throughwith (to go through with one s plans) …   Combinatory dictionary

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