Part of speech: conjunction

Admitting or granting that; even tho; notwithstanding.

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Usage examples "altho":

  1. So, too, they are the twin ideals of all responsible men in Great Britain; altho responsible men differ among themselves as to the safest path on which to travel toward the common goal, and tho the dividing ocean, in other ways so much our friend, interposes, for our case of an island State, or rather for a group of island States, obstacles from which a continental State like yours is happily altogether free. - "The Art of Public Speaking", Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein.
  2. Altho several were heirs to fortunes, they refused to accept any money from their parents. - "Comrade Kropotkin", Victor Robinson.
  3. I would fain call attention to it altho no single man can hope to effect much by any plea he can make in behalf of the use of good English, whether written or spoken. - "The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece", Various.