Definitions for thenceðɛns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thence*ðɛns(adv.)

  1. from that place:

    I went to Paris and thence to Rome.

  2. from that time; thenceforth.

  3. from that source.

  4. from that fact or reason; therefore.

* Usage: See whence.

Origin of thence:

1250–1300; ME thennes=thenne thence) +-es -s1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thence, therefrom(adverb)

    from that place or from there

    "proceeded thence directly to college"; "flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow"; "roads that lead therefrom"

  2. thence, therefrom, thereof(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"

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. thence(Adverb)

    From there, from that place or from that time. (I came thence.)

    Commonly used in property descriptions by land surveyors, or aviators relating to IFR established flying procedures, e.g. Cross fix at 6000 feet, thence descend to 3000 feet and fly direct to MAP (missed approach point).

  2. thence(Adverb)

    Deriving from this or as a result of this.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thence(adverb)

    from that place

  2. Thence(adverb)

    from that time; thenceforth; thereafter

  3. Thence(adverb)

    for that reason; therefore

  4. Thence(adverb)

    not there; elsewhere; absent

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