American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- conj. Regardless of the fact that; even though.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Admitting that; in spite of the fact that; notwithstanding (that); though. Synonyms Although, Though, Notwithstanding. Between although and though the choice is often determined by the rhythm. Notwithstanding lays more stress than the others upon the adversative idea implied in concessive clauses.
- conj. Though, even though, in spite of the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession.
- conj. But, except.
GNU Webster's 1913
- conj. Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.
- From Middle English, from Old English althagh, compound of eall ("all (emphatic)") + þeah ("though") (Wiktionary)
- Middle English : al, all; see all + though, though; see though. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Frank calls him Jedgar sometimes and the Director likes the name although he never lets on—it is medieval and princely and wily-dark.”
“Reasons for reading: the title although I confess I thought it was "Militant Housewives" until the end of the book; mystery for the Triple 8 Challenge; Michael Bond created Paddington Bear!”
“Last year she had the misfortune to be in the path of Venus Williams' rampage to the title although she did play a stirring match against Nicole Vaidisova in the quarterfinal the round before her thumping loss to Venus.”
“And while the film is more butterfly effect the the miscommunication implied by the title although that is there to a lesser degree, things comes together in a quite sophisticated way – a sharp and edgy blend of melodrama and pathos that dwarfs attempts at such by several other filmmakers and or compilation projects.”
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“I don't consider myself a conservative in the true, traditional meaning of the term although I regularly get mistaken for one, but it is possible to be both conservative and intelligent.”
“But he LOVES to speak in English, although is English is often an inaccurate translation of his Arabic thoughts.”
“Strictly Come Dancing without another credential to her name although her Wikipedia "career" entry is endearingly plumped with "accompanied him regularly on tour, looking after his wardrobe and diet".”
“Reading, whose excellent recent form under Brian McDermott had given them an outside chance of a play-off place, and left Chris Hughton's side needing only a point to secure the title although with a markedly superior goal difference to West Bromwich Albion, they have effectively won it already.”
“Chelsea now find themselves in a commanding position to take another title although”
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