Hypertext Webster Gateway: "Though"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Though \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;

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him. --Job xiii.

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.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Though \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.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adv 1: despite the fact that; "even though she knew the answer, she
did not respond" [syn: {although}, {tho'}]
2: (postpositive) however; "it might be unpleasant, though"

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