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adverb \ ˈt͟hen(t)s also ˈthen(t)s \

Definition of thence

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

Examples of thence in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology 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 1then


THENCE Defined for English Language Learners

thence

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Definition of thence for English Language Learners

  • : from that place : from there


THENCE Defined for Kids

thence

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adverb \ ˈt͟hens \

Definition of thence for Students

1 :from that place
  • First go home, and thence to the hospital.
2 :from that fact
  • The answer follows thence.


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