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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    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. PJ Uppal:

    Without the heart the brain cannot survive. Without the brain, though, the heart serves no purpose.

  2. Michel Aoun:

    What happened is equal to a declaration of war and gives us the right to defend our sovereignty, independence, and the safety of our land, we are people who seek peace and not war, and we dont accept that anyone to threatens us though any means.

  3. Monica Arango:

    I would be surprised, though, if the bill gets through quickly. There's still a way to go.

  4. Dmitry Peskov:

    Putin called and said, 'I know you were called by pranksters; don't get offended by those guys, they are harmless, though this certainly does not justify their actions,'.

  5. Plutarch:

    For to err in opinion, though it be not the part of wise men, is at least human.

Images & Illustrations of though

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