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 for run through
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  run through
      v 1: apply thoroughly; think through; "We worked through an
           example" [syn: work through, run through, go through]
      2: use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of
         gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20
         bottles of wine a week" [syn: consume, eat up, use up,
         eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  158 Moby Thesaurus words for "run through":
     auger, bayonet, bespread, bite, blow, bore, broach, browse, budget,
     consume, continue the same, core, cost, cost out, countersink,
     crawl with, creep with, dagger, diffuse, dip into, direction, dirk,
     disburse, dissipate, drag along, drag on, dress rehearsal, drill,
     drone, empierce, essence, examination, exhaust, expend,
     extend throughout, fill, finish, fix, fork out, gamble away, gist,
     glance over, glance through, go, go over, go through, gore, gouge,
     gouge out, hang the expense, hole, honeycomb, hum, imbue, impale,
     incur costs, inspection, invest, knife, lance, lavish, lay out,
     leave no void, leaven, main point, meat, mise-en-scene, mounting,
     needle, occupy, open the purse, outlay, overhaul, overhauling,
     overrun, overspread, overswarm, pay, pay out, penetrate, perforate,
     perlustration, permeate, persist, perusal, pervade, pierce, pink,
     pith, plunge in, poniard, practice, prevail, prick, production,
     punch, puncture, put out, quality control, ream, ream out, recap,
     recapitulation, rehearsal, rehearse, resume, review, riddle,
     run over, rundown, saber, scan, scatter, schedule, scrutiny,
     seize the day, shell out, sink money in, skewer, skim, slather,
     sow broadcast, spear, spend, spike, spit, splurge, squander, stab,
     stage management, staging, stick, stiletto, study, substance,
     suffuse, sum, sum and substance, summary, summation, survey,
     swarm with, sword, tap, teem with, throw away, throw money around,
     thumb over, thumb through, transfix, transfuse, transpierce,
     trepan, trephine, use up, visitation, walk-through, wash up

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