though
Pronunciation
Adverb

though (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) Despite that; however.
    I will do it, though.
  2. (degree) Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.
    "Man, it's hot in here." — "Isn't it, though?"
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Conjunction
  1. 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.
  2. (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.
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