Although

  • 1 although — although, though Though can always be used instead of although, but the same is not true the other way round. 1. Both words can be used as a conjunction introducing a subordinate clause • (He did well, although he did not win an outright majority …

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  • 2 Although — Al*though , conj. [All + though; OE. al thagh.] Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though. [1913 Webster] Although all shall be offended, yet will not I. Mark xiv. 29. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Although}, {Though}. Usage:… …

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  • 3 although — index notwithstanding, regardless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 although — early 14c., althagh, compound of ALL (Cf. all) + THOUGH (Cf. though), showing once common emphatic use of all. All though was originally more emphatic than though, but by 1400 it was practically only a variant of it, and all having thus lost its… …

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  • 5 although — *though, albeit …

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  • 6 although — [conj] even though admitting, albeit, despite, despite the fact, even if, even supposing, granting, granting all this, in spite of, much as, notwithstanding, still, supposing, though, when, whereas, while; concept 544 …

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  • 7 although — ► CONJUNCTION 1) in spite of the fact that. 2) but …

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  • 8 although — [ôl thō′] conj. [ME < all, al, even + THOUGH] in spite of the fact that; granting that; though: now sometimes spelled altho …

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  • 9 although — [[t]ɔːlðo͟ʊ[/t]] ♦ 1) CONJ SUBORD You use although to introduce a subordinate clause which contains a statement which contrasts with the statement in the main clause. Although he is known to only a few, his reputation among them is very great...… …

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  • 10 although */*/*/ — UK [ɔːlˈðəʊ] / US [ɔlˈðoʊ] conjunction Usage note: Though is used with the same meaning as although, and is more common in spoken English. 1) used for introducing a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising Although he s got a good …

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  • 11 although — al|though W1S1 [o:lˈðəu US o:lˈðou] conj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: all even + though] 1.) used to introduce a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising or unlikely = ↑though ▪ Although in poor health, she continued to carry out her …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 although — al|though [ ɔl ðou ] conjunction *** 1. ) used for introducing a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising: Although he s got a good job now, he still complains. She used to call me Tiny although I was at least as tall as she was.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 although — conjunction 1 in spite of the fact that; though (1): Although she joined the company only a year ago, she s already been promoted twice. | Although the car is old it still runs well. 2 but; however: I don t really enjoy sports, although I did… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 although — conjunction /ɔːlˈðəʊ,ɔlˈðoʊ,ɑlˈðoʊ/ a) Though, even though, in spite of the fact that: Although it was very muddy, the football game went on. b) But, except. It was difficult, although not as difficult as we had expected. Syn: notwithsta …

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  • 15 although — conjunction 1》 in spite of the fact that. 2》 however; but. Usage Although can often be replaced by though, the only difference being that although is slightly more formal. Some uses are not interchangeable, however: e.g. adverbial uses (it was… …

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  • 16 although*/*/*/ — [ɔːlˈðəʊ] conjunction 1) used for introducing a statement that makes your main statement seem surprising Syn: though She used to call me ‘Tiny although I was at least as tall as she was.[/ex] 2) used for introducing a statement that makes what… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 although — also altho conjunction Etymology: Middle English although, from al all + though Date: 14th century in spite of the fact that ; even though …

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  • 18 although — See although, though …

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  • 19 although — conjunction although I m not a fan of country music, I thoroughly enjoyed Vince Gill s performance Syn: in spite of the fact that, despite the fact that, notwithstanding (the fact) that, even though/if, for all that, while; chiefly Brit. whilst …

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  • 20 although — /awl dhoh /, conj. in spite of the fact that; even though; though. [1275 1325; ME al thogh ALL (adv.) even + THOUGH] Syn. notwithstanding (that), even if, albeit (that). * * * …

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