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THOUGH, verb intransitive tho.
1. Grant; admit; allow. 'If thy brother be waxen poor--thou shalt relieve him; yea, though he be a stranger.' Grant or admit the fact that he is stranger, yet thou shalt relieve him. Leviticus 25:35.
THOUGH he slay me, yet will I trust in him. Job 13:15.
That is, grant or admit that he shall slay me, yet will I trust in him.
THOUGH hand join in hand, the wicked shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 11:21.
That is, admit the fact that the wicked unite their strength, yet this will not save them from punishment.
Not that I so affirm, though so it seem.
That is, grant that it seems so, yet I do not so affirm.
2. Used with as.
In the vine were three branches, and it was as though it budded. Genesis 40:10.
So we use as if; it was as if it budded; and if is gif, give. The appearance was like the real fact, if admitted or true.
3. It is used in familiar language, at the end of a sentence.
A good cause would do well though
This is generally or always elliptical, referring to some expression preceding or understood.
4. It is compounded with all, in although, which see.
THOUGHT, preterit tense and participle passive of think; pronounced thaut.
THOUGHT, adjective thaut. [primarily the passive participle of think, supra.
1. Properly, that which the mind thinks. thought is either the act or operation of the mind, when attending to a particular subject or thing or it is the idea consequent on that operation.
We say, a man's thoughts are employed on government, on religion, on trade or arts, or his thoughts are employed on his dress or his means of living. By this we mean that the mind is directed to that particular subject or object; that is, according to the literal import of the verb think, the mind, the intellectual part of man, is set upon such an object, it holds it in view or contemplation, or it extends to it, it stretches to it.
THOUGHT cannot be superadded to matter, so as in any sense to render it true that matter can become cogitative.
2. Idea; conception. I wish to convey my thoughts to another person. I employ words that express my thoughts, so that he may have the same ideas; in this case, our thoughts will be alike.
3. Fancy; conceit; something framed by the imagination.
THOUGHTs come crowding in so fast upon me, that my only difficulty is to choose or reject.
4. Reflection; particular consideration.
Why do you keep alone?
Using those thoughts which should have died
With them they think on.
5. Opinion; judgment.
Thus Bethel spoke, who always speaks his thoughts.
6. Meditation; serious consideration.
Pride, of all others the most dangerous fault,
Proceeds from want of sense or want of thought
7. Design; purpose.
All their thoughts are against me for evil. Psalms 56:5.
8. Silent contemplation.
9. Solicitude; care; concern.
Hawis was put in trouble, and died with thought and anguish before his business came to an end.
10. Inward reasoning; the workings of conscience.
Their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing one another. Romans 2:15.
11. A small degree or quantity; as a thought longer; a thought better. [Not in use.]
To take thought to be solicitous or anxious. Matthew 6:25.
THOUGHT'FUL, adjective Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful mind.
1. Attentive; careful; having the mind directed to an object; as thoughtful of gain.
2. Promoting serious thought; favorable to musing or meditation.
War, horrid war, your thoughtful walks invades.
3. Anxious; solicitous.
Around her crowd distrust and doubt and fear,
And thoughtful foresight, and tormenting care.
THOUGHT'FULLY, adverb With thought or consideration; with solicitude.
THOUGHT'FULNESS, noun Deep meditation.
1. Serious attention to spiritual concerns.
2. Anxiety; solicitude.
THOUGHT'LESS, adjective Heedless; careless; negligent.
Thoughtless of the future.
1. Gay; dissipated.
2. Stupid; dull.
Thoughtless as monarch oaks that shade the plain.
THOUGHT'LESSLY, adverb Without thought; carelessly; stupidly.
THOUGHT'LESSNESS, noun Want of thought; heedlessness; carelessness; inattention.
THOUGHT'SICK, adjective [thought and sick.] Uneasy with reflection.