Definition of Go through

1. Verb. Go or live through. "He saw action in Viet Nam"

Exact synonyms: Experience, See
Specialized synonyms: Experience, Know, Live, Endure, Suffer, Meet, Suffer, Feel, Enjoy, Find, See, Witness, Come
Generic synonyms: Undergo
Derivative terms: Experience, Experience

2. Verb. Apply thoroughly; think through. "We worked through an example"
Exact synonyms: Run Through, Work Through
Specialized synonyms: Whip Through
Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Run-through

3. Verb. Go across or through. "A terrible thought went through his mind"

4. Verb. Eat immoderately. "They go through more bread"; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal"
Exact synonyms: Consume, Devour, Down
Generic synonyms: Eat
Derivative terms: Devourer

5. Verb. Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue. "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

Definition of Go through

1. Verb. (literally) To travel from one end of something to the other. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To execute or carry out. ¹

3. Verb. To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order. ¹

4. Verb. To enact or recite the entire length of (something). ¹

5. Verb. To undergo, suffer, experience. ¹

6. Verb. To wear out (clothing etc.). ¹

7. Verb. To progress to the next stage of something. ¹

8. Verb. To reach an intended destination after passing through some process. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Through

go round
go round in circles
go snake
go so far as
go south
go spare
go steady
go the distance
go the extra mile
go the way of
go the way of all flesh
go the way of the dinosaurs
go the way of the dodo
go the whole hog
go there
go through (current term)
go through hell
go through the mill
go through the motions
go through with
go to
go to Canossa
go to Halifax
go to Putney on a pig
go to bed
go to blazes
go to extraordinary lengths
go to great lengths
go to ground

Literary usage of Go through

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

1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"These troubles and distresses that you go through are no sign that God hath forsaken you ; but are sent to try you, whether you will call to mind that which ..."

2. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1855)
"So far from it, that he immediately confirms it, by that awful declaration: " It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"On this occasion our loss was about thirty men killed and wounded. go through the windward passage. Next morning, the 15th instant, the Intrepid was the ..."

4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"Do you suppose that children can go through this little avenue once a day during the school term for several years and not be the better for it? ..."

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