Associations to the word «Hence»


HENCE, adverb. (archaic) from here, from this place, away
HENCE, adverb. (archaic) (figuratively) from the living or from this world
HENCE, adverb. (archaic) (of a length of time) in the future from now
HENCE, adverb. (conjunctive) as a result; therefore, for this reason
HENCE, adverb. (temporal location) from this time, from now
HENCE, verb. (obsolete) To send away.

Dictionary definition

HENCE, adverb. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted".
HENCE, adverb. From this place; "get thee hence!".
HENCE, adverb. From this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten".

Wise words

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Maya Angelou