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Although and though

Although and though both function the same as conjunctions and can be used interchangeably without issue. ‘though’ is also an adverb. Remember, conjunctions by definition are, words or an uninflected linguistic form that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases or words. Some common conjunctions are ‘and’, ‘but’, and ‘although’. -Merriam Webster.


(1) Although and though as conjunctions;
  • Although he’s being dishonest about the case, we’re going to have to side with him.
  • Though I was born in Canada, I still retain my American citizenship.
  • We would love to see you this weekend, though we’ll only be able to stay for a short time because we’re busy.
  • I’ll come around tonight, although I’m feeling a little sick.


(2) Though, as an adverb meaning ‘however’ or ‘nonetheless’; 
  • It’s a great day for our teams, and them, though.
  • I would like to say, though, that you haven’t got enough evidence for the case.
  • The funniest thing, though, is that you don’t seem to understand it.


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