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  3  definitions  found 
 
  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 
  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. 
 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  though 
  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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