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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. therefore, hence, thence, thus, so(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"

  2. hence(adverb)

    from this place

    "get thee hence!"

  3. hence(adverb)

    from this time

    "a year hence it will be forgotten"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hence(Adverb)

    from here, from this place, away

  2. hence(Adverb)

    in the future from now

    A year hence it will be forgotten.

  3. hence(Adverb)

    as a result; therefore, for this reason

  4. hence(Adverb)

    from this time, from now

    The plane will leave two months hence.

  5. Origin: A later spelling, retaining the breathy -s, of hennes, (henne + adverbial genitive ending -s), from heonan, from a West Germanic root *khin- (compare Old Saxon hinan, Old High German hinnan, German hinnen, Dutch heen, Swedish hän); related to Old English her.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hence(adverb)

    from this place; away

  2. Hence(adverb)

    from this time; in the future; as, a week hence

  3. Hence(adverb)

    from this reason; as an inference or deduction

  4. Hence(adverb)

    from this source or origin

  5. Hence(verb)

    to send away

  6. Origin: [OE. hennes, hens (the s is prop. a genitive ending; cf. -wards), also hen, henne, hennen, heonnen, heonene, AS. heonan, heonon, heona, hine; akin to OHG. hinnn, G. hinnen, OHG. hina, G. hin; all from the root of E. he. See He.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2106

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'hence' in Adverbs Frequency: #173


Translations for hence

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • odtud, tudížCzech
  • deraf, heden, derforDanish
  • demnach, fort, deshalb, von dannen, daherGerman
  • tial, doEsperanto
  • de ahíSpanish
  • siksi, tästedes, jotenFinnish
  • donc, d'où, ainsi, par conséquentFrench
  • מכאן, לכןHebrew
  • héðan, þess vegnaIcelandic
  • dunque, quindi, perciòItalian
  • ここから, それ故にJapanese
  • ergo, abhinc, post, inde, istinc, ex hoc loco, proinde, ex eo tempore, hinc, ab eo temporeLatin
  • nō koneiMāori
  • заради тоа, оттука, затоа, значи, одовде, според тоаMacedonian
  • kerana itu, dari sekarang, oleh sebab itu, dari sini, justeru ituMalay
  • herfra, herifraNorwegian
  • hiervandaan, bijgevolg, vandaar, dus, van hier, derhalve, heenDutch
  • herifråNorwegian Nynorsk
  • herav, følger, dette, derav, av, derforNorwegian
  • więcPolish
  • ځکه, نوPashto, Pushto
  • portanto, daí, daquiPortuguese
  • de aici, așadarRomanian
  • значит, отсюда, потому, поэтому, следовательноRussian
  • härav, följaktligen, hädanefter, häden, därav, därförSwedish

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