What does though mean?

Definitions for though
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word though.

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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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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    Karen
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    Australian
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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. John McCrae, "In Flanders Fields":

    If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields.

  2. Robert Kaplan:

    You've got a dramatic decrease in the soluble lead. What we're seeing though is particulate lead, which indicates that the system is unstable.

  3. Ricardo Rosselló:

    There's no reason to doubt the validity of these studies, no reason to expect -- even though it's an estimate -- that it's not far away from what the accurate toll should be.

  4. Dominik Stillhart:

    Following the fall of the last territory held by Islamic State group, we fear there is an extra risk of losing track of Louisa, though we remain hopeful this period will instead open new opportunities for us to learn more about her whereabouts and well-being, we call on anyone with information to please come forward. If our colleagues are still being held, we call for their immediate and unconditional release.

  5. B. F. Skinner:

    Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate their subject matters.

Images & Illustrations of though

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