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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
go through

"to execute, carry to completion" (a plan, etc., often with with), 1560s. Meaning "to examine" is 1660s; "to endure" is by 1712; "to wear out" by 1959.

go through

vb. 1 (context literally English) To travel from one end of something to the other. 2 (context obsolete English) To execute or carry out. 3 To examine or scrutinize (a number or series of things), especially in a regular order. 4 To enact or recite the entire length of (something). 5 To undergo, suffer, experience. 6 To wear out (clothing etc.). 7 To progress to the next stage of something. 8 To reach an intended destination after passing through some process.

go through
  1. v. go or live through; "We had many trials to go through"; "he saw action in Viet Nam" [syn: experience, undergo, see]

  2. apply thoroughly; think through; "We worked through an example" [syn: work through, run through]

  3. go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind" [syn: pass, go across]

  4. eat immoderately; "Some people can down a pound of meat in the course of one meal" [syn: devour, down, consume]

  5. pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue; "Did he go through with the treatment?"; "He implemented a new economic plan"; "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal" [syn: follow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through]

Usage examples of "go through".

He recalled his decision to go through with an earlier resolution, long since set into motion.