Although meaning

ôl-thō
Regardless of the fact that; even though.

Although the room is big, it won't hold all that furniture.

conjunction
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The definition of although is regardless of a fact.

Buying something even if it is expensive is an example of although.

conjunction
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But; however.

He says he has a dog, although I've never seen it.

conjunction
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Though, even though, in spite of the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession.

Although it was very muddy, the football game went on.

conjunction
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5

It was difficult, although not as difficult as we had expected.

conjunction
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4
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In spite of the fact that; granting that; though.
conjunction
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Origin of although

  • Middle English al all all though though though

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old English althagh, compound of eall (“all (emphatic)”) + þeah (“though”)

    From Wiktionary