Definition of "throughout" []

  • In, to, through, or during every part of; all through: The road is kept open throughout the year. (preposition)
  • In or through all parts; everywhere: The material is flawed throughout. (adverb)
  • During the entire time or extent: Though unsure how her speech would be received, she remained calm and professional throughout. (adverb)
  • Right through; through the whole of (a place or a period of time) (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Through the whole of some specified period or area (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "throughout" in a sentence
  • "ABC censored the word throughout the heated debate."
  • "As I have said, it was meant in a conciliatory and friendly way in the context in which I have used the word throughout my life and as set out earlier in this Statement."
  • "The Wigan game was the most moving I have ever felt … with fans singing my name throughout the game."