HyperDic: hence

English > 3 senses of the word hence:
ADVERBallhence, therefore, thence, thus, so(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason / reason or as a result
allhencefrom this place
allhencefrom this time
hence > pronunciation
Soundshheh'ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > hence: 3 senses > adverb 1
Meaning(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason / reason or as a result.
Examples
  • "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"
  • "we were young and thence optimistic"
Synonymstherefore, thence, thus, so
Spanishasí
English > hence: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningFrom this place.
Example"get thee hence!"
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
English > hence: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningFrom this time.
Example"a year hence it will be forgotten"

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