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Alternative forms

  • tho, tho’, thô
  • thogh (obsolete)
  • thot (Scottish, obsolete)


From Middle English thaugh, thagh, from Old English þēah (though, although, even if, that, however, nevertheless, yet, still; whether), later superseded in many dialects by Middle English though, thogh, from Old Norse *þóh (later þó); both from Proto-Germanic *þauh (though), from Proto-Indo-European *to-, suffixed with Proto-Germanic *-hw < Proto-Indo-European *-kʷe (and).

Akin to Scots thoch (though), Saterland Frisian dach (though), West Frisian dôch, dochs (though), Dutch doch (though), German doch (though), Swedish dock (however, still), Icelandic þó (though). More at that.


  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: thō, IPA(key): /ðəʊ/
  • (General American) enPR: thō, IPA(key): /ðoʊ/
  • Rhymes: -əʊ


though (not comparable)

  1. (conjunctive) Despite that; however.
  2. (degree) Used to intensify statements or questions; indeed.


  • (despite that): all the same, anyhow, anyway, even so, in any case, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet; see also Thesaurus:nevertheless




  1. Despite the fact that; although.
  2. (archaic) If, that, even if.
    • 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.

Usage notes

  • (if): This sense is now archaic, except in the fixed expression as though.


  • (although): although, even though; see also Thesaurus:even though


  • (Spenser) the other.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)