Pronunciation: (&thslash;ō),[key] —conj. 1. (used in introducing a subordinate clause, which is often marked by ellipsis) notwithstanding that; in spite of the fact that; although: Though he tried very hard, he failed the course. 2. even if; granting that (often prec. by even).
3. as though, as if: It seems as though the place is deserted.