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Though (&th;&omac;), conj. [OE. thogh, þah, AS. &edh;e�xa0;h, &edh;&aemac;h, &edh;�xc7;h; akin to OS. thoh, OFries. thach, D. & G. doch but, yet, OHG. doh but, yet though, Icel. þo yet, nevertheless, Sw. dock, Dan. dog, Goth. þ�xa0;uh, þ�xa0;u, than, or, yet; of uncertain origin. 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.

⇒ 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.


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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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