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

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb