Definitions for thoughðoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. notwithstanding that; although:

    Though we tried hard, we lost the game.

    Category: Function Word

  2. even if; granting that (often prec. by even).

    Category: Function Word

  3. (adv.)for all that; however.

Idioms for though:

  1. as though,as if:

    It seemed as though the place was deserted.

    Category: Idiom, Function Word

* Usage: Some usage guides object to the use of though in place of although as a conjunction. However, the latter (earlier all though) was orig. an emphatic form of the former, and there is nothing in contemporary English usage to justify such a distinction. Both are fully standard.

Origin of though:

1150–1200; ME thoh < ON thō; r. OE thēah, c. OHG tho(h), Go thau(h)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. though(adverb)

    (postpositive) however

    "it might be unpleasant, though"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. though(conjunction)ðoʊ

    used to introduce sth that makes a main statement seem less true or strong

    Though she is new to the sport, she has already won six times.; I believe it's true, even though I can't prove it.

  2. thoughðoʊ

    used to introduce a statement that partly contradicts what you have just said; = but, although

    I love the band, though their last album wasn't great.

  3. though(adverb)ðoʊ

    used to add sth that makes a main statement seem less true or strong

    Everyone loved the show. I didn't like it, though.


  1. though(Adverb)

    Despite that; however.

    I will do it, though.

  2. though(Adverb)

    Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.

    "Man, it's hot in here." u2014 "Isn't it, though?"

  3. though(Conjunction)

    Despite the fact that; although.

    Though itu2019s risky, itu2019s worth taking the chance.

  4. though(Conjunction)

    If, that, even if.

    We shall be not sorry though the man die tonight.

  5. Origin: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-. Akin to þah "though", þoh, doch, doh ( doch). More at that.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Though

    granting, admitting, or supposing that; notwithstanding that; if

  2. Though(adverb)

    however; nevertheless; notwithstanding; -- used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'though' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #319

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'though' in Written Corpus Frequency: #267

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'though' in Adverbs Frequency: #102

Translations for though

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary



I wish I hadn't done it, though.

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