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thence

 (thĕns, thĕns)
adv.
1. From that place; from there: flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow.
2. From that circumstance or source; therefrom.
3. Archaic From that time; thenceforth. See Usage Note at whence.

[Middle English thennes : thenne, from there (from Old English thanon; see to- in Indo-European roots) + -es, genitive sing. suff.; see -s3.]

thence

(ðɛns)
adv
1. from that place
2. Also: thenceforth, thenceforward or thenceforwards from that time or event; thereafter
3. therefore
[C13 thannes, from thanne, from Old English thanon; related to Gothic thanana, Old Norse thanan]

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.
[1250–1300; Middle English thennes=thenne thence) + -es -s1]
usage: See whence.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thence - from that place or from there; "proceeded thence directly to college"; "flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow"; "roads that lead therefrom"
2.thence - 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.thence - (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"
Translations
dahervon dannen
daarvandaanvandaar

thence

[ðens] ADV (frm, liter)
1. (= from that place) → de allí, desde allí
2. (= consequently) → por lo tanto, por eso, por consiguiente
thence the fact thatde ahí que
3. (= from that time) = thenceforth

thence

adv
(old: = from that place) → von dannen (old), → von dort or da (weg)
(old, = from that time) which dated from thencewas aus der (damaligen) Zeit stammt; they met again a week thencesie trafen eine Woche darauf wieder zusammen
(form: = for that reason) → infolgedessen

thence

[ðɛns] adv (frm) (from that place) → di lì or; (therefore) → quindi, perciò
References in classic literature ?
We saw them make signals from thence, and imagining they would come to a parley, sent out our boat with two sailors and an Abyssin, putting the ships off from the shore, to set them free from any suspicion of danger in coming down.
From thence it is the storm of God's quick wrath is first descried, and the bow must bear the earliest brunt.
In the very curious romance on the subject of his adventures in the Holy Land, and his return from thence, it is recorded how he exchanged a pugilistic favour of this nature, while a prisoner in Germany.
We were now bound to the Gulf of Persia, and from thence to the coast of Coromandel, only to touch at Surat; but the chief of the supercargo's design lay at the Bay of Bengal, where, if he missed his business outward-bound, he was to go out to China, and return to the coast as he came home.
From thence we went to Tonquin, where the captain resolved to continue some time, because many of the goods he intended to buy were not ready, nor could he expect to be dispatched in several months.