Associations to the word «Thence»


THENCE, adverb. From there, from that place or from that time.
THENCE, adverb. (technical) Commonly used in property descriptions by land surveyors, or aviators relating to IFR established flying procedures
THENCE, adverb. (literary) Deriving from this or as a result of this.

Dictionary definition

THENCE, adverb. From that place or from there; "proceeded thence directly to college"; "flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow"; "roads that lead therefrom".
THENCE, adverb. From that circumstance or source; "atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine; "a natural conclusion follows thence"; "public interest and a policy deriving therefrom"; "typhus fever results therefrom".
THENCE, 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".

Wise words

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe