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From this time forth; from now on.


(ˈhɛnsˈfɔːθ) ,




from this time forward; from now on


(ˌhɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ;ˈhɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ)

also hence•for•ward

(-ˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-)

from now on; from this point forward.
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Adv.1.henceforth - from this time forth; from now on; "henceforth she will be known as Mrs. Smith"


adverb from now on, in the future, hereafter, hence, hereinafter, from this day forward We are henceforth barred from the base.
من الآن فصاعِدا
fra nu af
tästä lähintästedesvastedes
héîan í frá, upp frá òessu
bundan böyle/sonra


[ˈhensˈfɔːθ] ADV (frm) (= from now on) → de hoy en adelante, a partir de hoy; (= from then on) → en lo sucesivo


[ˌhɛnsˈfɔːrθ] advdorénavant


, henceforward
adv (= from that time on)von da an, fortan (liter); (= from this time on)von nun an, künftig


[ˌhɛnsˈfɔːθ] adv (frm) → d'ora innanzi or in poi


(hens) adverb
1. for this reason. Hence, I shall have to stay.
2. from this time. a year hence.
3. away from this place.
henceˈforth adverb
from now on. Henceforth I shall refuse to work with him.
References in classic literature ?
But on my honor, I never will do so again, and henceforth devote myself to the interest of this immortal club.
All, as they approached, looked upward at the imposing edifice, which was henceforth to assume its rank among the habitations of mankind.
At all events, I, the present writer, as their representative, hereby take shame upon myself for their sakes, and pray that any curse incurred by them -- as I have heard, and as the dreary and unprosperous condition of the race, for many a long year back, would argue to exist -- may be now and henceforth removed.
He seemed to take to me quite as naturally and unbiddenly as I to him; and when our smoke was over, he pressed his forehead against mine, clasped me round the waist, and said that henceforth we were married; meaning, in his country's phrase, that we were bosom friends; he would gladly die for me, if need should be.
Here, boy; Ahab's cabin shall be Pip's home henceforth, while Ahab lives.
So she swore them to appear at Arthur's court within two days and yield them, with horse and harness, and be my knights henceforth, and subject to my command.
Well then, and gave him the knight-stroke so I raise you to nobility, who begged for grace for your offense now kneels before me, rise as knight; knavish you have acted, and Knave of Bergen shall you be called henceforth, and gladly the Black knight rose; three cheers were given in honor of the Emperor, and loud cries of joy testified the approbation with which the Queen danced still once with the Knave of Bergen.
This history must henceforth accommodate itself to the change which Roxana has consummated, and call the real heir "Chambers" and the usurping little slave, "Thomas `a Becket"--shortening this latter name to "Tom," for daily use, as the people about him did.
The coming of her sister's family was so very near at hand, that first in anticipation, and then in reality, it became henceforth her prime object of interest; and during the ten days of their stay at Hartfield it was not to be expectedshe did not herself expect that any thing beyond occasional, fortuitous assistance could be afforded by her to the lovers.
You, my mother, and Margaret, must henceforth be all the world to me; you will share my affections entirely between you.
Hitherto I have hated to be helped--to be led: henceforth, I feel I shall hate it no more.
And, henceforth, the little boy came with vacant pockets.