though (not comparable)
- (conjunctive) Despite that; however.
- I will do it, though.
- (degree) Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.
- "Man, it's hot in here." — "Isn't it, though?"
- (despite that) all the same, anyhow, anyway, even so, in any case, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet; see also Thesaurus:nevertheless
- French: néanmoins, cependant
- German: trotzdem, doch, allerdings
- Italian: comunque, nonostante, in ogni caso, ad ogni modo
- Portuguese: no entanto, não obstante, contudo
- Russian: те́м не ме́нее
- Spanish: no obstante
- Despite the fact that; although.
- Though it’s risky, it’s worth taking the chance.
- 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
- Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
- (archaic) If, that, even if.
- We shall be not sorry though the man die tonight.
- 1945, Oscar Hammerstein II, “You’ll Never Walk Alone” (song), in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Carousel (musical)
- Walk on through the wind, / Walk on through the rain, / Though your dreams be tossed and blown.
- French: malgré, bien que, cependant
- German: obwohl, obgleich, obschon
- Italian: anche se
- Portuguese: apesar de, embora
- Russian: хотя́
- Spanish: sin embargo, a pesar de