Thru

Part of speech:

Throughout.

Part of speech: adjective

Going from beginning to end; pertaining to an entire distance.

Part of speech: adverb

From one end, surface, etc., to or beyond the other.

Part of speech: adverb

From beginning to end.

Part of speech: adverb

To a termination.

Part of speech: preposition

From end to end.

Part of speech: preposition

From the first to the last of.

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Usage examples "thru":

  1. Thru some such processes as have been rehearst, by some such influences, Shakspere's imagination must have been led to the construction of a spectacular play that would win applause both in the Blackfriars playhouse and at court. - "How Shakspere Came to Write the Tempest", Rudyard Kipling Ashley H. Thorndike.
  2. You understand, we won't do a thing to you, if you'll come thru and tell us who put you up to this. - "100%: The Story of a Patriot", Upton Sinclair.
  3. He encouraged his students to be self- supporting, and most of them were working their way thru school. - "The University of Hard Knocks", Ralph Parlette.