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Wiktionary

  1. sinceadverb

    From a specified time in the past.

    I had seen him previously, but hadn't seen him since.

  2. sinceconjunction

    from the time that

    I have loved you since I first met you.

  3. sinceconjunction

    because

    Since you didn't call, we left without you.

  4. sincepreposition

    From (time).

    I have known her since last year.

  5. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinceadverb

    from a definite past time until now; as, he went a month ago, and I have not seen him since

  2. Sinceadverb

    in the time past, counting backward from the present; before this or now; ago

  3. Sinceadverb

    when or that

  4. Since

    from the time of; in or during the time subsequent to; subsequently to; after; -- usually with a past event or time for the object

  5. Since

    seeing that; because; considering; -- formerly followed by that

  6. 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

  1. Since

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'since' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #281

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'since' in Written Corpus Frequency: #738

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'since' in Adverbs Frequency: #250

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  1. *nices, scien

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of since in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of since in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of since in a Sentence

  1. Stewart McLaurin:

    It is not our role to say,' Do this, do that.' That is up to the first lady and her team, we have worked with 12 presidents since the Kennedys, and we naturally have a longer arc of knowledge as to what is needed, or what would be a good investment, but our role is not to criticize. We want to be supportive.

  2. Robert Boessenecker:

    There are many other unique and strange early dolphins and baleen whales from Oligocene aged rocks in Charleston, South Carolina, because the Oligocene epoch is the time when filter feeding and echolocation first evolved, and since marine mammal localities of that time are scarce worldwide, the fossils from Charleston offer the most complete window into the early evolution of these groups.

  3. Conor Berry:

    Can’t take it back; wish I could. My since apologies to all good, hardworking reporters and to POTUS supporters.

  4. Tim Ghriskey:

    The concern is that we could go back down and retest these short term lows we've seen that the market has been experiencing since early December, there is a bit of caution from investors currently about that.

  5. Elon Musk:

    I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe free speech is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy, however, since making my investment I now realize the company will neither thrive nor serve this societal imperative in its current form. Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company.

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