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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) From that fact or reason or as a result; From this time; From this place.

Usage examples (37)
  • We are more ready to try the untried when what we do is inconsequential. hence the remarkable fact that many inventions had their birth as toys.
  • A year hence it will be forgotten
  • Get thee hence!
  • Oslo assured this and hence is a part of the problem. for more
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  • Ireland is "whence" I came (the place I came from) and through Scotland is where I'll travel "hence" (from this moment or now; forward).
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