Definition of Get through

1. Verb. Finish a task completely. "I finally got through this homework assignment"

Exact synonyms: Clear Up, Finish Off, Finish Up, Mop Up, Polish Off, Wrap Up
Generic synonyms: Complete, Finish
Specialized synonyms: Cap Off
Derivative terms: Mop Up

2. Verb. Spend or pass, as with boredom or in a pleasant manner; of time.
Exact synonyms: While Away
Generic synonyms: Pass, Spend

3. Verb. Succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems. "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
Exact synonyms: Come Through
Generic synonyms: Arrive At, Attain, Gain, Hit, Make, Reach

4. Verb. Be in or establish communication with. "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
Exact synonyms: Contact, Get Hold Of, Reach
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate
Specialized synonyms: Ping, Ping, Raise
Derivative terms: Contact, Contact

5. Verb. Become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions. "She was penetrated with sorrow"

Definition of Get through

1. Verb. To overcome; to endure. ¹

2. Verb. To complete; to finish. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Get Through

get the hang of
get the hint
get the job done
get the jump
get the knack
get the lead out
get the memo
get the picture
get the point
get the sack
get the time
get the vapors
get the wind up
get there
get this show on the road
get through (current term)
get through to
get tied up
get to
get to grips
get to grips with
get to know
get to one's feet
get to the bottom of
get to the point
get together
get turned around
get under one's skin
get under someone's skin
get underway

Literary usage of Get through

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister (1904)
"... GOING TO LOVE ME BEFORE WE get through" THE Swinton barbecue was over. The fiddles were silent, the steer was eaten, the barrel emptied, or largely so, ..."

2. Recollections of President Lincoln and His Administration by Lucius Eugene Chittenden (1891)
"LINCOLN "get through BALTIMORE"? THE story of Mr. Lincoln's journey through Baltimore, as recorded in ..."

3. The Private Correspondence of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster, Fletcher Webster, Edwin David Sanborn (1857)
"Before you get through this long epistle, you will wish that were true. Yours always, D. WEBSTER. MR. ..."

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