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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Through \Through\, adv. 1. From one end or side to the other; as, to pierce a thing through. [1913 Webster] 2. From beginning to end; as, to read a letter through. [1913 Webster] 3. To the end; to a conclusion; to the ultimate purpose; as, to carry a project through. [1913 Webster] Note: Through was formerly used to form compound adjectives where we now use thorough; as, through-bred; through-lighted; through-placed, etc. [1913 Webster] To drop through, to fall through; to come to naught; to fail. To fall through. See under Fall, v. i. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]