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THENCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thence mean? 

THENCE (adverb)
  The adverb THENCE has 3 senses:

1. from that place or from there
2. from that circumstance or source
3. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

  Familiarity information: THENCE used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


THENCE (adverb)


Sense 1thence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

From that place or from there

Synonyms:

thence; therefrom

Context examples:

proceeded thence directly to college / flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow / roads that lead therefrom


Sense 2thence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

From that circumstance or source

Synonyms:

therefrom; thence; thereof

Context examples:

atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible / a natural conclusion follows thence / public interest and a policy deriving therefrom / typhus fever results therefrom


Sense 3thence [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

Synonyms:

hence; therefore; thus; thence

Context examples:

therefore X must be true / the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory / we were young and thence optimistic / it is late and thus we must go / the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted


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