thoroughly


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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
References in classic literature ?
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Some mothers would have insisted on their daughter's accepting so good an offer on the first overture; but I could not reconcile it to myself to force Frederica into a marriage from which her heart revolted, and instead of adopting so harsh a measure merely propose to make it her own choice, by rendering her thoroughly uncomfortable till she does accept him--but enough of this tiresome girl.
He always brushed my mane and tail with water and my hoofs with oil before he brought me to the door, to make me look smart; but as to cleaning my feet or looking to my shoes, or grooming me thoroughly, he thought no more of that than if I had been a cow.
Whether HE yet liveth, or again liveth, or is thoroughly dead--which of us both knoweth that best?
Thoroughly aware she was that as she cheapened herself so did she cheapen love.
Noel Vanstone, that he should find me thoroughly prepared beforehand in this matter of the will.
This had become thoroughly her attitude by the time that, in my recital of the events of the night, I reached the point of what Miles had said to me when, after seeing him, at such a monstrous hour, almost on the very spot where he happened now to be, I had gone down to bring him in; choosing then, at the window, with a concentrated need of not alarming the house, rather that method than a signal more resonant.
That Marianne, fastidious as she was, thoroughly acquainted with Mrs.
Another part can only be attained, or at least thoroughly attained, by actual experience in the station which requires the use of it.
Thoroughly Educated upon my cards; for my greatest pride lies in the fact that the world cannot produce another Woggle-Bug with a tenth part of my own culture and erudition.
He was a man who liked to understand thoroughly everything he saw and felt, and this new atmosphere in which he found himself was a curious source of excitement to him.
But White Fang's reprisals did not cease, even when the young dogs had learned thoroughly that they must stay together.