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thor·ough

 (thûr′ō, thŭr′ō)
adj.
1. Exhaustively complete: a thorough search.
2. Painstakingly accurate or careful: thorough research.
3. Absolute; utter: a thorough pleasure.
prep. & adv. Archaic
Variant of through.

[Middle English thorow, through, thorough, from Old English thuruh, from end to end, through; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

thor′ough·ly adv.
thor′ough·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thoroughly - in an exhaustive manner; "we searched the files thoroughly"
2.thoroughly - completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

thoroughly

thoroughly

adverb
1. To the fullest extent:
Informal: clean, clear.
Idioms: in toto, through and through.
2. In a complete manner:
Idioms: in and out, inside out, up and down.
Translations
بِدِقَّةبِدِقَّه، بالإهْتِمام بِكُل تَفْصيلكُلِيّاً
do hloubkydůkladněúplně
grundigtfuldstændigt
perusteellisesti
temeljito
algerlegaítarlega
徹底的に
철저하게
dôkladne
natančnopopolnoma
grundligt
อย่างละเอียดรอบคอบ
một cách kỹ lưỡng

thoroughly

[ˈθʌrəlɪ] ADV
1. (= meticulously) [clean, rinse] → a fondo, a conciencia; [search, check] → a fondo; [research] → minuciosamente, meticulosamente; [mix] → bien
they examined me thoroughly (Med) → me hicieron un reconocimiento a fondo or a conciencia
to know sth thoroughlyconocer algo a fondo
2. (= utterly)
2.1. (with verb) [understand] → plenamente, a la perfección; [deserve] → totalmente; [discredit] → totalmente, por completo
he thoroughly enjoyed himselfse divirtió muchísimo, se lo pasó en grande
2.2. (with adj) [enjoyable, unpleasant, miserable] → realmente, verdaderamente; [modern] → totalmente
a thoroughly bad influenceuna influencia realmente mala
that was a thoroughly stupid thing to dohacer eso fue una completa estupidez

thoroughly

[ˈθʌrəli] adv
(= meticulously) [examine, research] → minutieusement, en profondeur; [prepare, wash, clean] → à fond; [search] → de fond en comble
a thoroughly researched and illuminating biography → une biographie éclairante et minutieusement documentée
Police searched the premises thoroughly → La police a fouillé les lieux de fond en comble.
(= completely) [enjoy] → vraiment; [approve, understand] → tout à fait, absolument; [miserable, enjoyable, unpleasant] → vraiment; [convinced] → tout à fait
We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves → Nous nous sommes vraiment bien amusés.
I was thoroughly ashamed of myself → J'avais vraiment honte.
He thoroughly agreed → Il était tout à fait d'accord.

thoroughly

adv
gründlich, von Grund auf
(= extremely)durch und durch, von Grund auf; convincedvöllig, vollkommen; we thoroughly enjoyed our mealwir haben unser Essen von Herzen genossen; I thoroughly enjoyed myselfes hat mir aufrichtig Spaß gemacht; I thoroughly agreeich stimme voll und ganz zu; I’m thoroughly ashamedich schäme mich zutiefst, ich bin zutiefst beschämt; a thoroughly nasty personein Scheusal durch und durch; thoroughly moderndurch und durch modern; thoroughly boringausgesprochen langweilig

thoroughly

[ˈθʌrəlɪ] adv
a. (with vb, agree) → completamente; (understand) → perfettamente; (search, clean) → accuratamente, minuziosamente, a fondo
she thoroughly agreed → fu completamente d'accordo
b. (with adj, very) → assolutamente
thoroughly clean → completamente pulito/a
a thoroughly unpleasant person → una persona assolutamente antipatica

thorough

(ˈθarə) , ((American) ˈθə:rəu) adjective
1. (of a person) very careful; attending to every detail. a thorough worker.
2. (of a task etc) done with a suitably high level of care, attention to detail etc. His work is very thorough.
3. complete; absolute. a thorough waste of time.
ˈthoroughly adverb
1. with great care, attending to every detail. She doesn't do her job very thoroughly.
2. completely. He's thoroughly stupid/bored.
ˈthoroughness noun
care; attention to detail.
ˈthoroughfare (-feə) noun
1. a public road or street. Don't park your car on a busy thoroughfare.
2. (the right of) passage through. A sign on the gate said `No Thoroughfare'.

thoroughly

بِدِقَّة důkladně grundigt gründlich παντελώς minuciosamente perusteellisesti minutieusement temeljito completamente 徹底的に 철저하게 grondig grundig gruntownie minuciosamente досконально grundligt อย่างละเอียดรอบคอบ derinlemesine một cách kỹ lưỡng 彻底地
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Davis, resolved to do the thing thoroughly, since he had begun.
Now, as he stood in the half-darkness by the window watch- ing the baker, he wished that he himself might be- come thoroughly stirred by something, even by the fits of sullen anger for which Baker Groff was noted.
He is really a learned young man, and thoroughly in earnest, though I do not like his manner.
By this time Duncan was thoroughly awake, and he immediately lifted the shawl from the sleeping females.
said Clifford,--not angrily, however; for when a man's spirit has been thoroughly crushed, he may be peevish at small offences, but never resentful of great ones.
Here, in a word -- and it is a rare instance in my life -- I had met with a person thoroughly adapted to the situation which he held.
Grose, since then, in the way of manners and things, had done as she could for Flora; and there were, further, a cook, a housemaid, a dairywoman, an old pony, an old groom, and an old gardener, all likewise thoroughly respectable.
On one side hung a very large oil-painting so thoroughly besmoked, and every way defaced, that in the unequal cross-lights by which you viewed it, it was only by diligent study and a series of systematic visits to it, and careful inquiry of the neighbors, that you could any way arrive at an understanding of its purpose.
Well, then, will it speak thoroughly well for thy work, if, when I come to mount this leg thou makest, I shall nevertheless feel another leg in the same identical place with it; that is, carpenter, my old lost leg; the flesh and blood one, I mean.
I felt my whole spirit set against him, and I began to kick, and plunge, and rear as I had never done before, and we had a regular fight; for a long time he stuck to the saddle and punished me cruelly with his whip and spurs, but my blood was thoroughly up, and I cared for nothing he could do if only I could get him off.
While he was doing it he would do it thoroughly, and see how it felt to be clean.
There is not on earth a more merciless exactor of love from others than a thoroughly selfish woman; and the more unlovely she grows, the more jealously and scrupulously she exacts love, to the uttermost farthing.