thenceforward

adverb
thence·​for·​ward | \t͟hen(t)s-ˈfȯr-wərd also then(t)s- \
variants: or less commonly thenceforwards \t͟hen(t)s-​ˈfȯr-​wərdz \

Definition of thenceforward 

: onward from that place or time

First Known Use of thenceforward

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about thenceforward

Share thenceforward

Statistics for thenceforward

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for thenceforward

The first known use of thenceforward was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

More from Merriam-Webster on thenceforward

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with thenceforward

Comments on thenceforward

What made you want to look up thenceforward? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!