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hence    : [h'ɛns]
Hence \Hence\ (h[e^]ns), adv. [OE. hennes, hens (the s is prop.
a genitive ending; cf. {-wards}), also hen, henne, hennen,
heonnen, heonene, AS. heonan, heonon, heona, hine; akin to
OHG. hinn[=a]n, G. hinnen, OHG. hina, G. hin; all from the
root of E. he. See {He}.]
1. From this place; away. "Or that we hence wend." --Chaucer.
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Arise, let us go hence. --John xiv.
31.
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I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles. --Acts
xxii. 21.
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2. From this time; in the future; as, a week hence. "Half an
hour hence." --Shak.
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3. From this reason; therefore; -- as an inference or
deduction.
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Hence, perhaps, it is, that Solomon calls the fear
of the Lord the beginning of wisdom. --Tillotson.
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4. From this source or origin.
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All other faces borrowed hence
Their light and grace. --Suckling.
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Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they
not hence, even of your lusts? --James. iv.
1.
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Note: Hence is used, elliptically and imperatively, for go
hence; depart hence; away; be gone. "Hence with your
little ones." --Shak. -- From hence, though a pleonasm,
is fully authorized by the usage of good writers.
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An ancient author prophesied from hence.
--Dryden.
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Expelled from hence into a world
Of woe and sorrow. --Milton.
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Hence \Hence\, v. t.
To send away. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney.
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hence
adv 1: (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" [synonym: {therefore}, {hence}, {thence}, {thus},
{so}]
2: from this place; "get thee hence!"
3: from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"




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  • Hence | Define Hence at Dictionary. com
    late 13c , hennes, from Old English heonan "away, hence," from West Germanic *hin-(cf Old Saxon hinan, Old High German hinnan, German hinnen); related to Old English her "here" (see here) With adverbial genitive -s The modern spelling (mid-15c ) is phonetic, to retain the breathy -s-(cf twice, pence) Original sense is "away from here;" of time, from late 14c ; meaning "from this (fact or circumstance)" first recorded 1580s





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