What does Though mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. though(adverb)

    (postpositive) however

    "it might be unpleasant, though"

Wiktionary

  1. though(Adverb)

    Despite that; however.

    I will do it, though.

    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

  2. though(Adverb)

    Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.

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

    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

  3. though(Conjunction)

    Despite the fact that; although.

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

    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

  4. though(Conjunction)

    If, that, even if.

    We shall be not sorry though the man die tonight.

    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

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

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

How to pronounce Though?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Though in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Irwin Redlener:

    I don't think we're going to see much in terms of impact of the research component here because grants that have already been made won't be affected. But evaluation of new research proposals may be delayed during the shutdown, though I'm not sure how consequential that is, national Institutes of Health also has a very sizable health service for people who have not been successfully treated with conventional modalities and are on research protocols, often as a last ditch effort to be cured -- and that's obviously very meaningful.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    Though we have political differences, I know Joe Biden to be a good man, who has won Joe Biden opportunity to lead and unify our country, the President-elect reiterated that while The President-elect ran as a Democrat, The President-elect will govern for all Americans. I offered The President-elect the same thing I offered Presidents President Donald Trump and Obama : my prayers for The President-elect success, and my pledge to help in any way I can.

  3. Tim Clark:

    With what's going on in and around this city I sometimes wonder if this is going to get across the final hurdle, even though the government has legislated to do it.

  4. Rebecca Morton:

    I wore the same outfit as I wore to graduation to all eleven of my exams and no university officials raised any issues with it, even though part of the invigilators’ job at examinations is to police subfusc, as a result I assumed the outfit was fine and wore it to graduation – hence my anger and confusion when I wasn’t allowed into the ceremony.

  5. Rosa de Winter-Levy:

    ‘'Edith has taken ill, has a high fever. I want her to go to the hospital. Though there is a great fear of being gassed because every week Dr. Mengele goes to the sick-bay to pick out those women who in his opinion are too thin to be left alive. Despite everything, I bring Edith there. She has a fever of 41 degrees and is immediately admitted to the sick-bay barracks. (...) One morning new patients arrive. Suddenly I recognize Edith, she has come from another ward of sick-bay barracks. She is but a mere shadow of herself. A few days later she dies, totally worn out.

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