1. A large slab of stone laid on a tomb.


  1. Passing from one side of an object to the other.
    Interstate highways form a nationwide system of through roads.
  2. Finished; complete
    They were through with laying the subroof by noon.
  3. Valueless; without a future.
    After being implicated in the scandal, he was through as an executive in financial services.
  4. No longer interested.
    She was through with him.
  5. Proceeding from origin to destination without delay due to change of equipment.
    The through flight through Memphis was the fastest.


  1. From one side to the other by way of the interior.
    The arrow went straight through.
  2. From one end to the other.
    Others slept; he worked straight through.
    She read the letter through.
  3. To the end.
    He said he would see it through.
  4. Completely.
    Leave the yarn in the dye overnight so the color soaks through.
  5. Out into the open.
    The American army broke through at St. Lo.

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