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thence

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adverb then(t)s also ˈthen(t)s\

Simple Definition of thence

  • : from that place : from there

Full Definition of thence

  1. 1 :  from that place

  2. 2 archaic :  from that time :  thenceforth

  3. 3 :  from that fact or circumstance :  therefrom

from thence
  1. :  from that place

Examples of thence

  1. Their travels took them to the Bahamas, thence south to Venezuela.



Origin of thence

Middle English thannes, from thanne from that place, from Old English thanon; akin to Old High German thanan from that place, Old English thænne then — more at then


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with thence


THENCE Defined for Kids

thence

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adverb thens\

Definition of thence

  1. 1 :  from that place <First go home, and thence to the hospital.>

  2. 2 :  from that fact <The answer follows thence.>




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