(used in introducing a subordinate clause, which is often marked by ellipsis) notwithstanding that; in spite of the fact that; although: Though he tried very hard, he failed the course.
even if; granting that (often preceded by even).
for all that; however.
Idioms about though
as though, as if: It seems as though the place is deserted.
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How to use though in a sentence
But even though he has been disappeared, Castro is not forgotten.An Informant, a Missing American, and Juarez’s House of Death: Inside the 12-Year Cold Case of David Castro | Bill Conroy | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even though clerks in Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and other states have been doing exactly that.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even though we were running late, Scott was jovial and candid in his conversation.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott | Stereo Williams | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now the church consists of people who only talk about how ‘we were persecuted’—even though they never were.Remembering the Russian Priest Who Fought the Orthodox Church | Cathy Young | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even though my character got killed in that first episode it was a pretty shootout scene.Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex | Aurora Snow | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Do not heed the Governor-Generalʼs decree, calling you to arms, even though it cost you your lives.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
But he does the very opposite if it is a matter not to his taste, even though the prisoners be guiltless.
I can perceive none, even though the steamships should still proceed to Liverpool as heretofore.Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
Since that hour there was no possible means of communicating with Lucknow, even though he had reached Allahabad safely.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
It is not usual to find gonococci when many other bacteria are present, even though the pus is primarily of gonorrheal origin.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for though
(sometimes preceded by even) despite the fact that: though he tries hard, he always fails; poor though she is, her life is happy
as though as if: he looked as though he'd seen a ghost
nevertheless; however: he can't dance: he sings well, though
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Other Idioms and Phrases with though
see as if (though).
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