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Definition of "though" []

  • Despite the fact that; although: He still argues, though he knows he's wrong. Even though it was raining, she walked to work. (conjunction)
  • Conceding or supposing that; even if: Though they may not succeed, they will still try. See Usage Note at although. (conjunction)
  • However; nevertheless: Snow is not predicted; we can expect some rain, though. (adverb)
  • Informal Used as an intensive: Wouldn't that beat all, though? (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "though" in a sentence
  • "I should imagine, though, she might reckon on a better match, ’ said Vronsky, drawing himself up and walking about again, ‘though I don’t know him, of course, ’ he added."
  • "I would fain be assured that I am growing apace and rankly, though my very growth disturb this dull equanimity, —though it be with struggle through long, dark, muggy nights or seasons of gloom."
  • "Nanako would like some atonement though, seems like Ciel's still not going to give any of it though~"