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hence

 (hĕns)
adv.
1.
a. For this reason; therefore: handmade and hence expensive.
b. From this source: They grew up in the Sudan; hence their interest in Nubian art.
2. From this time; from now: A year hence it will be forgotten.
3.
a. From this place; away from here: Get you hence!
b. From this life.

[Middle English hennes, from here : henne (from Old English heonan; see ko- in Indo-European roots) + -es, adv. suff.; see -s3.]

hence

(hɛns)
sentence connector
for this reason; following from this; therefore
adv
1. from this time: a year hence.
2. archaic
a. from here or from this world; away
b. from this origin or source
interj
archaic begone! away!
[Old English hionane; related to Old High German hinana away from here, Old Irish cen on this side]

hence

(hɛns)

adv.
1. as an inference from this fact; for this reason; therefore.
2. from this time; from now: a month hence.
3. from this source or origin.
interj.
4. Obs. depart (usu. used imperatively).
[1225–75; Middle English hens, hennes=henne (Old English heonan) + -es -s1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hence - (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"
2.hence - from this place; "get thee hence!"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
3.hence - from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"

hence

conjunction
1. therefore, thus, consequently, for this reason, in consequence, ergo, on that account The Socialist Party was profoundly divided and hence very weak.
adverb
1. later, afterwards many years hence
Translations
بَعيدا عن هذا المكانلهذا السَّببمن هذا الوقت فصاعِدا
ode dneškaodsudodtudprototudíž
derforfølgeligtfra nuhennederaf
jotensiksi
ennélfogvaezentúlinnenmostantól
héîanhéîan í fráòess vegnaþess vegna
iš čianuo šioltaigi
kopšno šejienestādējāditādēļ
odteraz
bu andan itibarenbu nedenlebu yerdenbu yüzdenburadan

hence

[hens] ADV
1. (= therefore) → por lo tanto, de ahí
hence my letterde allí que le escribiera
hence the fact thatde ahí que ...
2. (frm) (time) five years hencede aquí a cinco años
3. (o.f.) (place) → de or desde aquí
hence! (poet) → ¡fuera de aquí!

hence

[ˈhɛns] adv
(= therefore) → d'où
and hence → et par conséquent
(= from now) two years hence → d'ici deux ans

hence

adv
(= for this reason)also; hence the namedaher der Name
(= from now) two years hencein zwei Jahren
(obs, liter, = from here) → von hier; (get thee) hence!hinweg (mit dir)! (liter); get thee hence, Satan!weiche, Satan! (liter)

hence

[hɛns] adv
a. (frm) (therefore) → per cui, dunque
b. (old) (place) → da qui, di qui
c. (frm) (time) 5 years henceda qui a 5 anni

hence

(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.