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Meaning of THOUGH

Pronunciation:  dhow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  despite the fact that; "even though she knew the answer, she did not respond"
  2. [adv]  (postpositive) however; "it might be unpleasant, though"
 

THOUGH is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: although, tho'
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Though\ ([th][=o]), conj. [OE. thogh, [thorn]ah, AS.
    [eth]e['a]h, [eth][=ae]h, [eth][=e]h; akin to OS. th[=o]h,
    OFries. thach, D. & G. doch but, yet, OHG. doh but, yet
    though, Icel. [thorn][=o] yet, nevertheless, Sw. dock, Dan.
    dog, Goth. [thorn]['a]uh, [thorn]['a]u, than, or, yet; of
    uncertain origin. [root]184.]
    Granting, admitting, or supposing that; notwithstanding that;
    if.
    
          Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him. --Job xiii.
                                                   15.
    
          Not that I so affirm, though so it seem. --Milton.
    
    Note: It is compounded with all in although. See {Although}.
    
    {As though}, as if.
    
             In the vine were three branches; and it was as
             though it budded.                     --Gen. xl. 10.
    
    
  2. \Though\, adv.
    However; nevertheless; notwithstanding; -- used in familiar
    language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence.
    
          I would not be as sick though for his place. --Shak.
    
          A good cause would do well, though.      --Dryden.
    
    
 

 

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