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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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    Etymology: thagh, from þeah, later superseded in many dialects by though, from * (later þó), both from þauh, from to-.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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    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    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. Jeremy Millar:

    What is clear though is that over the last two years, bitcoin has emerged from its 'hacktivist' origins to a more institutionalized ecosystem which includes the participation of hedge funds, traders, and professional investors.

  2. Pamela Thompson:

    Even though I'm on welfare, I would donate to Trump, and my kids would run a lemonade stand to help elect him.

  3. Hinxton Group:

    However, we acknowledge that when all safety, efficacy and governance needs are met, there may be morally acceptable uses of this technology in human reproduction, though further substantial discussion and debate will be required.

  4. Hunter Treschl:

    I can try to live my life the way I was and make an effort to do that even though I don't have an arm or I can kind of just let this be completely debilitating and bring my life down and ruin it.

  5. Deja Foxx:

    I was really, really angry I felt, because he kept dodging us at rallies, it just seemed as though we were being ignored. And I don't want to be ignored by someone whose job it is to represent me.

Images & Illustrations of though

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