Throughfare vs. Thoroughfare

By Jaxson

  • Thoroughfare

    A thoroughfare is a road connecting one location to another. On land a thoroughfare may refer to anything from a multi-lane highway with grade separated junctions, to a rough trail. Thoroughfares used by a variety of traffic, such as cars on roads and highways. On water a thoroughfare may refer to a strait, channel or waterway. The term may also refer to access to a route, distinct from the route itself. In other words, thoroughfare may refer to the legal right to use a particular way.

  • Throughfare (noun)

    obsolete form of thoroughfare

  • Thoroughfare (noun)

    A passage; a way through.

  • Thoroughfare (noun)

    A road open at both ends or connecting one area with another; a highway or main street.

  • Thoroughfare (noun)

    The act of going through; passage; travel, transit.

  • Thoroughfare (noun)

    An unobstructed waterway allowing passage for ships.


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