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Pronunciation:  kum throo

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  1. [v]  penetrate; "The sun broke through the clouds"
  2. [v]  succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems; "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
  3. [v]  attain success or reach a goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
  4. [v]  continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.); "He survived the cancer against all odds"
 Synonyms: break through, get through, make it, pull round, pull through, succeed, survive, win
 Antonyms: fail, go wrong, miscarry, succumb, yield
 See Also: accomplish, achieve, act, appear, arrive, arrive at, assay, attain, attain, attempt, bring off, carry off, clear, convalesce, defeat, essay, gain, get in, go far, hit, hit, luck out, make, make it, manage, nail, nail down, negociate, overcome, pan out, pass, peg, pull off, reach, reach, recover, recuperate, run, seek, try, work



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: achieve success, advance, arrive, be a success, be glimpsed, be safe, be so, be such, beat the game, beat the system, break through, bring about, bring off, bring to effect, bring to pass, carry into effect, carry into execution, carry off, carry out, carry through, chip in, come across, come across with, come along, come down with, come on, come out, come through with, come up fighting, come up smiling, contrive, cough up, cut a swath, dawn on, fare, fork over, fulfill, get across, get ahead, get along, get by, get on, get over, get there, get through, go along, go far, go on, go places, go through, grease the palm, have it made, implement, keep safe, kick in, lay on one, live through, make a breakthrough, make a success, make good, make headway, make it, make out, make the scene, manage, penetrate, persevere, pitch in, plunk down, pony up, post, progress, pull off, pull through, put across, put in practice, put into effect, put into practice, put over, put through, register, ride out, rise, shape up, sink in, soak in, stack up, stump up, subscribe, tickle the palm, tide over, translate into action, triumph, turn out, weather, weather out, weather the storm, win out, win through, work out