though

though
1. adv разг. однако, тем не менее, всё же, несмотря на

it was a good shot though — всё же это был удачный выстрел

he went even though we wanted him — он уехал, хотя он нам и был нужен

2. cj хотя, несмотря на; всё же

though it was late, he went on working — несмотря на то, что было поздно, он продолжал работать

even though they tried hard, they did not succeed — несмотря на свои старания, они ничего не добились

strange though it may appear — как это ни странно

they finally made it though I never thought they would — вопреки моим ожиданиям, они в конце концов сделали это

3. cj уст. если бы

though I fail, I shall try again — даже если меня постигнет неудача, я не оставлю попыток

4. cj уст. пусть даже

what though the way be long! — пусть даже путь далёк!

Синонимический ряд:
1. although (other) albeit; although; despite; even if; howbeit; much as; when; whereas; while
2. nevertheless (other) after all; after all is said and done; all the same; anyhow; anyway; at any rate; be that as it may; but; even so; further; however; in any case; in any event; in spite of everything; moreover; nevertheless; nonetheless; notwithstanding; per contra; regardless; still; still and all; still and all (US); withal; yet

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  • though — [ ðou ] function word *** Though can be used in the following ways: as a conjunction (connecting two clauses or phrases): Though she was very tired, she could not sleep. as a way of showing how a sentence is related to what has already been said… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • though — though, although, albeit introduce subordinate clauses stating something that is or may be true in spite of what is asserted in the main clause. Though, the most widely used of these words, can introduce a clause that states an established fact… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • though — [thō] conj. [ME thah, thogh < OE theah & ON tho, akin to Ger doch, yet, however, Goth thauh] 1. in spite of the fact that; notwithstanding that; although [though the car was repaired, it rattled] 2. and yet [they will probably win, though no… …   English World dictionary

  • Though — Though, adv. However; nevertheless; notwithstanding; used in familiar language, and in the middle or at the end of a sentence. [1913 Webster] I would not be as sick though for his place. Shak. [1913 Webster] A good cause would do well, though.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • though — c.1200, from O.E. þeah, and in part from O.N. þo though, both from P.Gmc. *thaukh (Cf. Goth. þauh, O.Fris. thach, M.Du., Du. doch, O.H.G. doh, Ger. doch), from PIE demonstrative pronoun *to (see THAT (Cf. that)). The evolution of the terminal… …   Etymology dictionary

  • though — [adv] however after all, all the same, for all that, howbeit, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, still, still and all, withal, yet; concept 544 though [conj] while albeit, allowing, although, but, despite, despite the fact, even if, even …   New thesaurus

  • though — ► CONJUNCTION 1) despite the fact that; although. 2) however; but. ► ADVERB ▪ however: he was able to write, though. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • though — index regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • though — ♦ (Pronounced [[t]ðoʊ[/t]] for meanings 1 and 2, and [[t]ðo͟ʊ[/t]] for meanings 3 to 5.) 1) CONJ SUBORD You use though to introduce a statement in a subordinate clause which contrasts with the statement in the main clause. You often use though to …   English dictionary

  • though — though1 W1S1 [ðəu US ðou] conj 1.) used to introduce a statement that makes the main statement coming after it seem surprising, unlikely, or unexpected = ↑although ▪ Though she s almost 40, she still plans to compete. ▪ Pascal went ahead with the …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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