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## hence |

3 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Hence \Hence\, adv [OE. hennes, hens (the s is prop. a genitive ending; cf {-wards}), also hen, henne, hennen, heonnen heonene AS heonan heonon heona, hine; akin to OHG. hinn[=a]n, G. hinnen, OHG. hina, G. hin; all from the root of E. he See {He}.] 1. From this place away ``Or that we hence wend.'' --Chaucer. Arise, let us go hence --John xiv. 31. I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles. --Acts xxii. 21. 2. From this time; in the future; as a week hence ``Half an hour hence.'' --Shak. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Hence \Hence\, v. t. To send away [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: hence adv 1: (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "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" [syn: {therefore}, {thence}, {thus}] 2: (archaic) from this place "get thee hence!" 3: from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"

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