conjunction al·be·it \l-ˈbē-ət, al-\

: even though

Full Definition of ALBEIT

:  conceding the fact that :  even though :  although

Examples of ALBEIT

  1. She appeared on the show, albeit briefly.
  2. It was an amazing computer, albeit expensive.
  3. … living a modest life as an editor wasn't as appealing as living in the grand style, albeit as someone else's valet. —Leslie Bennetts, Vanity Fair, Sept. 2000

Origin of ALBEIT

Middle English, literally, all though it be
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to ALBEIT

although, as, howbeit, much as, notwithstanding, though, when, whereas, while, whilst [chiefly British]

Rhymes with ALBEIT

ALBEIT Defined for Kids


conjunction al·be·it \l-ˈbē-ət\

Definition of ALBEIT for Kids

:  even though :  although <The movie was entertaining, albeit long.>


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