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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Since  \Since\  (s[i^]ns),  adv  [For  sins,  contr.  fr  OE  sithens, 
  sithenes,  formed  by  an  adverbial  ending  (cf.  {Besides})  from 
  OE  sithen,  also  shortened  into  sithe,  sin,  AS 
  si[eth][eth]an,  sy[eth][eth]an,  seo[eth][eth]an,  afterward, 
  then,  since,  after  properly,  after  that  fr  s[=i][eth] 
  after  later  adv  and  prep.  (originally  a  comparative  adv., 
  akin  to  OS  s[=i][eth]  afterward,  since,  OHG.  s[=i]d,  G.  seit 
  since,  Goth.  sei[thorn]us  late,  ni  [thorn]anasei[thorn]s  no 
  longer)  +  [eth]on  instrumental  of  the  demonstrative  and 
  article.  See  {That}.] 
  1.  From  a  definite  past  time  until  now  as  he  went  a  month 
  ago,  and  I  have  not  seen  him  since.  [1913  Webster] 
 
  We  since  become  the  slaves  to  one  man's  lust.  --B. 
  Jonson 
 
  2.  In  the  time  past,  counting  backward  from  the  present; 
  before  this  or  now  ago. 
 
  How  many  ages  since  has  Virgil  writ?  --Roscommon. 
 
  About  two  years  since,  it  so  fell  out  that  he  was 
  brought  to  a  great  lady's  house.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  3.  When  or  that  [Obs.] 
 
  Do  you  remember  since  we  lay  all  night  in  the 
  windmill  in  St  George's  field?  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Since  \Since\,  prep. 
  From  the  time  of  in  or  during  the  time  subsequent  to 
  subsequently  to  after  --  usually  with  a  past  event  or  time 
  for  the  object. 
 
  The  Lord  hath  blessed  thee,  since  my  coming.  --Gen. 
  xxx.  30. 
 
  I  have  a  model  by  which  he  build  a  nobler  poem  than  any 
  extant  since  the  ancients.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Since  \Since\,  conj. 
  Seeing  that  because  considering;  --  formerly  followed  by 
  that 
 
  Since  that  my  penitence  comes  after  all  Imploring 
  pardon.  --Shak. 
 
  Since  truth  and  constancy  are  vain,  Since  neither  love, 
  nor  sense  of  pain,  Nor  force  of  reason,  can  persuade, 
  Then  let  example  be  obeyed.  --Granville. 
 
  Syn:  Because  for  as  inasmuch  as  considering.  See 
  {Because}. 




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