Definition of “though” - English Dictionary

“though” in British English

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thoughconjunction

uk /ðəʊ/ us /ðoʊ/

B1 despite the fact that:

She hasn't called, even though she said she would.

B2 but:

They're coming next week, though I don't know which day.
as though

B2 as if:

You look as though you've been running a marathon!

More examples

  • He blurted everything out about the baby, though we'd agreed to keep it a secret for a while.
  • I play the piano tolerably well, though I have no particular talent for it.
  • Even though she hasn't really got the time, she still offered to help.
  • I enjoyed her new book though it's not quite as good as her last one.
  • Initial reports say that seven people have died, though this has not yet been confirmed.

Grammar

thoughadverb

uk /ðəʊ/ us /ðoʊ/

Grammar

(Definition of “though” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“though” in American English

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thoughconjunction

us /ðoʊ/

despite the fact that; although:

There’s a chance he’ll recover, though the doctors can’t say for certain.
Even though I was very young, I remember a little about the war.

thoughadverb

us /ðoʊ/

despite this:

He felt a little guilty about being overpaid, though he wasn’t about to give it back.

(Definition of “though” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)