run through

run through
I
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To examine]
Syn. check, read through, look at; see examine 1 .
2. [To spend]
Syn. waste, squander, lose; see spend 1 , waste 2 .
II
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To use all of: consume, drain, draw down, eat up, exhaust, expend, finish, play out, spend, use up. Informal: polish off. See INCREASE. 2. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of: abstract, epitomize, go over, recapitulate, review, run down, summarize, sum up, synopsize, wrap up. Informal: recap. See THOUGHTS. 3. To look through reading matter casually: browse, dip into, flip through, glance at (or over or through), leaf (through), riffle (through), scan, skim, thumb (through). See INVESTIGATE, WORDS. II verb See run.

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  • run-through — [run′thro͞o΄] n. a rehearsal, as of a dramatic or musical work or section, straight through from beginning to end …   English World dictionary

  • run through — ► run through 1) stab so as to kill. 2) (also run over) go over quickly or briefly as a rehearsal or reminder. Main Entry: ↑run …   English terms dictionary

  • run through — index exhaust (deplete), penetrate, permeate, pervade, pierce (lance), spend Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • run-through — run ,through noun count a practice performance of a ceremony, play, or concert …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • run through — [v] use up; waste blow, consume, dissipate, exhaust, expend, finish, fritter away, lose, spend, squander, throw away, wash up; concept 156 Ant. hoard, save …   New thesaurus

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