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Go Through

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1. experience, go through, see

go or live through

Example Sentences:
'We had many trials to go through'
'he saw action in Viet Nam'

2. go through, run through, work through

apply thoroughly; think through

Example Sentences:
'We worked through an example'

3. go across, go through, pass

go across or through

Example Sentences:
'We passed the point where the police car had parked'
'A terrible thought went through his mind'

4. consume, devour, down, go through

eat immoderately

Example Sentences:
'Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal'

5. carry out, follow out, follow through, follow up, go through, implement, put through

pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

Example Sentences:
'Did he go through with the treatment?'
'He implemented a new economic plan'
'She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Go Through

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verb (intransitive)
1. (adverb)
to be approved or accepted
the amendment went through
2. (preposition)
to consume; exhaust
we went through our supplies in a day
some men go through a pair of socks in no time
3. Also: go over (preposition)
to examine and revise as necessary
he went through the figures
4. (preposition)
to suffer
she went through tremendous pain
5. Also: go over (preposition)
to rehearse
let's just go through the details again
6. Also: go over (preposition)
to clean
she went through the cupboards in the spring-cleaning
7. (preposition)
to participate in
she went through the degree ceremony without getting too nervous
8. (adverb; foll by with)
to bring to a successful conclusion, often by persistence
9. (preposition)
(of a book) to be published in
that book has gone through three printings this year alone
to proceed to the next round of a competition

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Go Through

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to perform thoroughly
to endure; suffer; experience
3.  US
to look through; search
4.  US
to get approval or acceptance
to spend

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Go Through

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v. went (wĕnt), gone (gôn, gŏn), go·ing, goes (gōz)
1. To move or travel; proceed: We will go by bus. Solicitors went from door to door seeking donations. How fast can the boat go?
2. To move away from a place; depart: Go before I cry.
a. To pursue a certain course: messages that go through diplomatic channels to the ambassador.
b. To resort to another, as for aid: went directly to the voters of her district.
a. To extend between two points or in a certain direction; run: curtains that go from the ceiling to the floor.
b. To give entry; lead: a stairway that goes to the basement.
5. To function properly: The car won't go.
a. To have currency.
b. To pass from one person to another; circulate: Wild rumors were going around the office.
7. To pass as the result of a sale: The gold watch went to the highest bidder.
8. Informal Used as an intensifier or to indicate annoyance when joined by and to a coordinate verb: She went and complained to Personnel.
9. Used in the progressive tense with an infinitive to indicate future intent or expectation: I am going to learn how to dance.
a. To continue to be in a certain condition or continue an activity: go barefoot.
b. To come to be in a certain condition: go mad; hair that had gone gray.
c. To continue to be in effect or operation: a lease with one year to go.
d. To carry out an action to a certain point or extent: Your parents went to great expense to put you through college.
11. To be called; be known: Our friend William often goes by Billy.
a. To be customarily located; belong: The fork goes to the left of the plate. Where do the plates go?
b. To be capable of entering or fitting: Will the suitcase go into the trunk of your car?
a. To pass into someone's possession: All the jewelry went to her heirs.
b. To be allotted: How much of your salary goes for rent?
14. To be a contributing factor: It all goes to show us that the project can be completed on time.
a. To have a particular form: as the saying goes.
b. To be such, by and large: well behaved, as big dogs go.
a. To extend in time: The story goes back to the Middle Ages.
b. To pass by; elapse: The day went pleasantly enough until I received your call.
a. To be used up or finished: My interest in such things has gone.
b. To be discarded or abolished: All luxuries will have to go.
a. To become weak; fail: His hearing has started to go.
b. To give way; break up: The dam is about to go.
19. To cease living; die.
a. To happen or develop; fare: How are things going?
b. To have a successful outcome: creativity that made the advertising campaign really go.
21. To be suitable or appropriate as an accessory or accompaniment: a color that goes beautifully with your complexion.
a. To have authority: Whatever I say goes.
b. To be valid, acceptable, or adequate.
23. Informal To urinate or defecate: I left the meeting early because I really had to go!
24. Informal To begin an act: Here goes!
25. Obsolete To walk.
1. To proceed or move according to: I was free to go my own way.
2. To traverse: Only two of the runners went the entire distance.
3. To engage in: went skiing.
4. Informal
a. To bet: go $20 on the black horse.
b. To bid: I'll go $500 on the vase.
5. Informal
a. To take on the responsibility or obligation for: go bail for a client.
b. To participate to (a given extent): Will you go halves with me if we win the lottery?
6. To amount to; weigh: a shark that went 400 pounds.
7. Sports To have as a record: went 3 for 4 against their best pitcher.
8. Informal To enjoy: I could go a cold beer right now.
9. Informal To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration: First I go, "Thank you," then he goes, "What for?"
n. pl. goes
1. The act or an instance of going.
2. An attempt; an effort: had a go at acting.
3. The time or period of an activity.
4. Informal Energy; vitality: had lots of go.
5. Informal
a. The go-ahead.
b. often Go The starting point: "And from Go there was something deliciously illicit about the whole affair" (Erica Abeel).
c. Informal A situation in which planned operations can be effectuated: The space mission is a go.
Informal Functioning correctly and ready for action: All systems are go.

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