Definition of since
- has stayed there ever since
- long since dead
- has since become rich
She graduated four years ago and has since married.
He left home two years ago and has since become a soldier.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
We've played better since you joined the team.
He has had two jobs since he graduated.
He hasn't ridden a bike since he was a boy.
They haven't won a championship since Truman was President.
I haven't seen him since yesterday.
I haven't eaten since breakfast.
Since the party, she has not spoken to him at all.
The company has been in its present location since the beginning of the century.
We've been waiting for you since 10 o'clock.
: in the period after the time when
: from the time in the past when
—used to introduce a statement that explains the reason for another statement
: in the time after (a specified time or event in the past) : from (a point in the past) until the present time
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