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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb go through:
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Definition of the verb go through
What does go through mean as a doing phrase?
- undergo or live through a difficult experience
- example: We had many trials to go through
- lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
- synonyms of go through: experience / see
- more generic word: undergo = pass through
- more specific words:
- experience / know / live = have firsthand knowledge of states, situations, emotions, or sensations
- endure / suffer = undergo or be subjected to
- suffer / meet = undergo or suffer
- feel = undergo passive experience of
- enjoy = have for one's benefit
- witness / find / see = perceive or be contemporaneous with
- come = experience orgasm
- apply thoroughly; think through
- eat up completely, as with great appetite
Alternative definition of the verb go through
- [obsolete] To execute or carry out.
- To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order.
- To enact or recite the entire length of (something).
- To undergo, suffer, experience.
- To wear out (clothing etc.).
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Go Through
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by Martin Manser
go through 1 (intransitive, adverb) be officially approved or accepted: We were rather relieved to hear that the application had gone through. 2 (intransitive ...
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)
5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske
go through the ceiling (roof) A moribund metaphor (See page 19).
The Modem Dictionary (1994)
by R. Scott Perry
browse - To go through the list of titles of messages or files on a BBS and note which ones you want to read. On some BBS's, you can search through the messages ...
by Christine Ammer
go right through one D See under Go THROUGH ONE. gory details A disagreeable or sickening description. The adjective “gory” alludes to the noun gore and came to mean bloodshed. Although technically the present idiom means ...
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Go through Meaning
Video shows what go through means. To travel from one end of something to the other.. To execute or carry out.. To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of ...
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Quotes about Go Through
When you are through moving [in train],
You are through.
When you are through revolving [on the earth],
You are through.
When you are through changing,
You too are through.
08.04.2008 (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)