What is another word for although?

Pronunciation: [ɒlðˈə͡ʊ] (IPA)

Although may be a useful word in writing, but there are times when you might need an alternative to bring variety to your sentence structure or express a slightly different meaning. Some synonyms to consider include "despite," which conveys a sense of opposition or challenge, while "notwithstanding" emphasizes a strong contrast. "However" implies a change in direction in a sentence and can add emphasis. "Even though" is a lengthier phrase that can add emphasis to a point or contrast two parts of a sentence. "Whilst" can also be a useful alternative, but it's more commonly used in formal writing. All these synonyms serve the purpose of providing an appropriate transition between ideas and sentences.

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Usage examples for Although

although the healed man seems to have had little interest in Christ, Christ kept His eye upon him.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
He thought of her as still a child, although he was expecting her to grow up and be ready for him when he should return to her.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
I think so, although no one else seems to.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Although

  • I got my dailies every day, although I couldn't always look at them because I was usually preparing for the next day's shoot, both as an actress and as the director.
    Debbie Allen
  • A Bush Administration will, I believe, enjoy a better relationship with the new Congress, although President-elect Bush will be faced with real challenges in getting along with the Congress.
    Richard V. Allen
  • America feels like home as much as it does here. although it's a strange situation as I feel almost like I'm in no-man's land some of the time, because although I'm a resident, I still can't vote so I don't really have a say in what goes on where I live.
    Rick Allen
  • I don't believe in the after life, although I am bringing a change of underwear.
    Woody Allen
  • I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
    Isabel Allende

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