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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 he secured silence by declaring that henceforth the Circles would enter on a policy of Concession; yielding to the wishes of the majority, they would accept the Colour Bill.
Accursed ground Henceforth I hold thy flower-enamelled shore, O hyacinthine isle!
Goad on your bullocks, and never more pray to me for help, until you have done your best to help yourself, or depend upon it you will henceforth pray in vain."
"Now," said he to himself, as he went home, "I shall have, henceforth, a large attendance and no snoring."
And I hoped to be a peaceable man henceforth!" And sighing deeply he drew his shining blade and stood on guard.
If not, I'm afraid I can offer him no better explanation; and in fact I am all impatience to open my knapsack, and inform myself of the name of her to the discovery of whom my wanderings are henceforth to be devoted.
Then they took the old grandfather to the table, and henceforth always let him eat with them, and likewise said nothing if he did spill a little of anything.
It is the technical, as distinguished from the sentimental, "good-bye." Henceforth he has done with the coast astern of his ship.
This Man, born and now upgrown, To shew him worthy of his birth divine And high prediction, henceforth I expose To Satan; let him tempt, and now assay His utmost subtlety, because he boasts And vaunts of his great cunning to the throng Of his Apostasy.
His home was henceforth the post at Long's Peak; his horizon, the mirror of that immense reflector.
Now truly will I be thy man henceforth and for aye.
Henceforth I can only give myself to God, but will He accept a broken heart?