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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thorough mean? 

THOROUGH (adjective)
  The adjective THOROUGH has 2 senses:

1. painstakingly careful and accurate
2. very thorough; exhaustively complete

  Familiarity information: THOROUGH used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

THOROUGH (adjective)

Sense 1thorough [BACK TO TOP]


Painstakingly careful and accurate

Context examples:

our accountant is thorough / thorough research


careful (exercising caution or showing care or attention)

Sense 2thorough [BACK TO TOP]


Very thorough; exhaustively complete


exhaustive; thoroughgoing; thorough

Context examples:

an exhaustive study / made a thorough search / thoroughgoing research


complete (having every necessary or normal part or component or step)

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