Hence

Definition of Hence

Pronunciation: hĕns
adv.1.From this place; away.
Arise, let us go hence.
- John xiv. 31.
I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.
- Acts xxii. 21.
2.From this time; in the future; as, a week hence.
3.From this reason; therefore; - as an inference or deduction.
Hence, perhaps, it is, that Solomon calls the fear of the Lord the beginning of wisdom.
- Tillotson.
4.From this source or origin.
All other faces borrowed hence
Their light and grace.
- Suckling.
Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts?
- James. iv. 1.
Expelled from hence into a world
Of woe and sorrow.
- Milton.
v. t.1.To send away.

Related Words

accordingly, as a result, away, because of that, because of this, ergo, for that, for that cause, for that reason, for this cause, for this reason, for which reason, forth, hereat, in the future, off, on that account, on that ground, on this account, out, propter hoc, then, thereat, therefor, therefrom, thereof, thereupon, thus, thusly, thuswise, whence, wherefore, wherefrom
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