From a specified time in the past.
I had seen him previously, but hadn't seen him since.
from the time that
I have loved you since I first met you.
Since you didn't call, we left without you.
I have known her since last year.
Etymology: From syns, sinnes, contraction of earlier sithens, sithence, from sithen (+ -s, adverbial genitive suffix), from siþþan, from the phrase, from siþ + þæm dative singular of þæt. Cognate with sinds, seit, siden.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: formed by contraction from sithence, or siththence, from siðe , Saxon.
Since the clearest discoveries we have of other spirits, besides God and our own souls, are imparted by revelation, the information of them should be taken from thence. John Locke.
Since truth and constancy are vain,
Since neither love, nor sense of pain,
Nor force of reason can persuade,
Then let example be obey’d. George Granville.
Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day? Numb. xxii. 30.
He is the most improved mind since you saw him, that ever was, without shifting into a new body. Alexander Pope.
About two years since, it so fell out, that he was brought to a great lady’s house. Philip Sidney.
Spies held me in chase, that I was forc’d to wheel
Three or four miles about; else had I, sir,
Half an hour since, brought my report. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
A law was made no longer since than the twenty eighth of Henry the eighth. John Davies, Hist. of Ireland.
How many ages since has Virgil writ? Wentworth Dillon.
After; reckoning from some time past to the time present.
He since the morning hour set out from heav’n. John Milton.
If such a man arise, I have a model by which he may build a nobler poem than any extant since the ancients. Dryden.
Since is a conjunction that introduces a condition or cause that started at a certain point in time and continues into the present or a specific point in the past. It indicates the reason or time period that brought about a particular situation or event.
from a definite past time until now; as, he went a month ago, and I have not seen him since
in the time past, counting backward from the present; before this or now; ago
when or that
from the time of; in or during the time subsequent to; subsequently to; after; -- usually with a past event or time for the object
seeing that; because; considering; -- formerly followed by that
Etymology: [For sins, contr. fr. OE. sithens, sithenes, formed by an adverbial ending (cf. Besides) from OE. sithen, also shortened into sithe, sin, AS. sian, syan, seoan, afterward, then, since, after; properly, after that; fr. s after, later, adv. and prep. (originally a comparative adv., akin to OS. s afterward, since, OHG. sd, G. seit since, Goth. seius late, ni anaseis no longer) + on instrumental of the demonstrative and article. See That.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sins, adv. from the time that: past: ago.—prep. after: from the time of.—conj. seeing that: because: considering. [M. E. sins, sithens—A.S. síth-thám, lit. 'after that,' from síth, late (Ger. seit), and thám, dat. of thæt, that.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Since' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #281
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Rank popularity for the word 'Since' in Written Corpus Frequency: #738
Rank popularity for the word 'Since' in Adverbs Frequency: #250
The numerical value of Since in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Since in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Since you are like no other being ever created since the beginning of time, you are incomparable.
The artist is of no importance. Only what he creates is important, since there is nothing new to be said. Shakespeare, Balzac, Homer have all written about the same things, and if they had lived one thousand or two thousand years longer, the publishers wouldn't have needed anyone since.
I disagree with John McCain on the way John McCain on the way handled the vets, because I said you got to get Veterans Choice since 2018. John McCain on the way was never able to get Veterans Choice since 2018. I got Veterans Choice since 2018.
We now have a presidency where the president has delivered the largest economic recovery plan since Roosevelt, the largest infrastructure plan since Eisenhower, the most judges confirmed since Kennedy, the second-largest health care bill since Johnson and the largest climate change bill in history … The first time we've done gun control since President Clinton was here, the first time ever an African American woman has been put on the U.S. Supreme Court … I think it’s a record to take to the American people.
In 1997 we were the fastest growing manufacturing metro area in the country and four years later it collapsed, what you can see on the ground today is 3,000 job openings. China's emergence as the world's low-cost producer and export superpower following its World Trade Organization entry in 2001 dealt a heavy blow to traditional industrial communities such as Hickory. Economists David Autor, David Dorn and Gordon Hanson have tried to separate the impact of trade from other factors affecting U.S. manufacturing employment and they estimate that between 1990 and 2007 Hickory lost 16 percent of its manufacturing jobs just due to surging imports from China. DEEP SCARS. Buffeted by other headwinds, such as the 1994 North American Free Trade agreement and the lifting of textile quotas in 2004, the area lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs overall, half the total, between 2000 and 2009. Nationally, more than 5 million manufacturing jobs have disappeared since 2000, a period that also included the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. The collapse left deep and still visible scars that help explain the appeal of Trump's pledge to bring back manufacturing's glory days. In Hickory, disability rolls soared more than 50 percent between 2000 and 2014, swollen by older workers who struggled to return to the workforce. At the same time, the share of the 25-34 year old in the population fell by almost a fifth between 2000 and 2010. Consequently, even as the unemployment rate tumbled from a peak above 15 percent in 2010 to 4.6 percent today, below the national average, so did the labor force participation rate. It fell from above 68 percent in 2000 to below 59 percent in 2014. Poverty levels doubled. Yet the manufacturing upswing in areas that suffered the most during the downturn is evident. Rust belt states, such as Michigan, Indiana and Ohio that may prove pivotal in the Nov. 8 presidential election, have been adding manufacturing jobs faster than the economy as a whole. Michigan, for example, which lost nearly half of its manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2009, has since then seen a 25 percent rise, well above the 4 percent gain nationally. Manufacturing employment there is still well below the levels in the 1990s. Economists debate whether returning to that level is realistic given technological advances that have reduced manufacturing's share of the workforce from a high of above 30 percent in the 1950s to around 8 percent today. But they also feel that have already seen the bottom, particularly when it comes to China's impact.
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- od té dobyCzech
- schon seitGerman
- از آنجا کهPersian
- siitä asti kunFinnish
- के बाद सेHindi
- ի վերArmenian
- Desde aPortuguese
- de candRomanian
- dan beriTurkish
- з тих пірUkrainian
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