What does though mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thoughadverb

    (postpositive) however

    "it might be unpleasant, though"

Wiktionary

  1. thoughadverb

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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

    ‘I saw Anne Frank and Peter van Pels in Westerbork. They were always together. (…) In Westerbork Anne was lovely, so radiant that her beauty flowed over into Peter. (…) Perhaps it’s not the right expression to say that her eyes were radiant. But they had a glow, if you know what I mean. And her movements, her looks, had such a lilt to them that I often asked myself: Can she possibly be happy? She was happy in Westerbork, though that seems almost incredible.’

  2. Clarence Thomas:

    I think the media makes it sound as though you are just always going right to your personal preference, so if they think you are anti-abortion or something personally, they think that’s the way you always will come out. They think you’re for this or for that. They think you become like a politician. That’s a problem. You’re going to jeopardize any faith in the legal institutions.

  3. Tzipi Livni:

    Even though there are different streams, we are part of one people and I believe that this is the message that the Israeli government any Israeli government should send to the American Jewry.

  4. Arnold Puyok:

    It is an important election for Najib...a moral booster for BN and Najib if Adenan wins big, even though the election cannot be used as barometer for BN's popularity nationwide.

  5. Wiratmaja Puja:

    Even though we don't have a formal commitment with them, they have shown interest to supply crude to us for the long-term, 20-30 years, and they are also ready to have a share in our refinery projects if necessary.

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    a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    • A. humility
    • B. accident
    • C. bias
    • D. rateables

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