adverb \ˈthen(t)s also ˈthen(t)s\

: from that place : from there

Full Definition of THENCE

:  from that place
archaic :  from that time :  thenceforth
:  from that fact or circumstance :  therefrom
from thence
:  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


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