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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thoughadverb

    (postpositive) however

    "it might be unpleasant, though"


  1. thoughadverb

    Despite that; however.

    I will do it, though.

  2. thoughadverb

    Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.

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

  3. thoughconjunction

    Despite the fact that; although.

    Though it's risky, it's worth taking the chance.

  4. thoughconjunction

    If, that, even if.

    We shall be not sorry though the man die tonight.

  5. Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thoughconjunction.

    Etymology: þeah , Saxon; thauh, Gothick.

    Not that I so affirm, though so it seem. John Milton.

    The sound of love makes your soft heart afraid,
    And guard itself, though but a child invade. Edmund Waller.

    I can desire to perceive those things that God has prepared for those that love him, though they be such as eye hath not seen, ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive. John Locke.

    Though the name of abstracted ideas is attributed to universal ideas, yet this abstraction is not great. Isaac Watts, Logick.

    In the vine were three branches; and it was as though it budded. Gen. xl. 10.

    You shall not quit Cydaria for me:
    ’Tis dangerous though to treat me in this sort,
    And to refuse my offers, though in sport. Dryden.

    A good cause wou’d do well though;
    It gives my sword an edge. John Dryden, Spanish Fryar.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Though

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

  2. Thoughadverb

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Though

    thō, conj. admitting: allowing: even if notwithstanding. [Lit. 'on that' (condition), A.S. ðeáh, ðéh; cog. with Goth. thau-h, Ice. thó, Ger. doch; from the stem of the.]

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Though in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Though in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Though in a Sentence

  1. Ben Purnell:

    It’s a very blue state, even though Youngkin’s had a lot of momentum, democrats have been the reigning party for a while and people want a change.

  2. Jenny Ruelas:

    I felt him close even though he couldn't talk to me right away. I said there's only a wall dividing us. I can talk to him.

  3. Glenn Godenho:

    Its worth pointing out that there is much to this place besides Cleopatra though archaeological work here is set to help us understand more about its role in trade between Mediterranean and African worlds, religious activity and afterlife beliefs, social structures and population. Theres also the question of how far back in time use of this place goes. Cleos just one thread of business, and we shouldnt take our eye off the bigger picture.

  4. Los Angeles:

    I was completely in shock, when I saw someone else in a costume, my first reaction wasn't' Oh ! It's Alec Wells !' My reaction was' Oh ! Some other weirdo dressed up in the streets ! It's a Halloween miracle !' I figured it out pretty quickly, though, and when I did, I was so completely overwhelmed. It hit me that Alec Wells created an incredibly magical moment for me, and all because Alec Wells wanted to spend the rest of Alec Wells life with me.

  5. Francisco Toledo:

    My parents are migrants ; I'm more from the city than the country, but I always knew what the country was, and from there comes what I paint, though I do not come from a primitive world.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. scarper
    • B. embellish
    • C. summon
    • D. affront

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