As though
Though 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, [thorn]['a]u, than, or, yet; of uncertain origin. [root]184.] Granting, admitting, or supposing that; notwithstanding that; if. [1913 Webster]

Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him. --Job xiii. 15. [1913 Webster]

Not that I so affirm, though so it seem. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Note: It is compounded with all in although. See {Although}. [1913 Webster]

{As though}, as if. [1913 Webster]

In the vine were three branches; and it was as though it budded. --Gen. xl. 10. [1913 Webster]


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  • as — ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • As as — ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to; in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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