Definitions for althoughɔlˈðoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. in spite of the fact that; even though; though.

    Category: Function Word

Origin of although:

1275–1325; ME al thoghall (adv.) even +though

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. although(conjunction)ɔlˈðoʊ

    indicates sth that seems to contradict; = though

    Although she's strict, the kids love her.

  2. althoughɔlˈðoʊ

    but or however

    The movie was good, although I didn't like the music.


  1. although(Conjunction)

    Though, even though, in spite of the fact that:

    Although it was very muddy, the football game went on.

  2. although(Conjunction)

    But, except.

    It was difficult, although not as difficult as we had expected.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Although

    grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'although' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #176

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'although' in Written Corpus Frequency: #540

Translations for although

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in spite of the fact that

Although he hurried, the shop was closed when he got there.

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