American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. From that place; from there: flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow.
- adv. From that circumstance or source; therefrom.
- adv. Archaic From that time; thenceforth. See Usage Note at whence.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- From that place.
- From that time; after that.
- From that source; from or out of this or that; for that reason.
- Not there; elsewhere; absent.
- adv. From there, from that place or from that time. (I came thence.)
- adv. literary Deriving from this or as a result of this.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. From that place.
- adv. From that time; thenceforth; thereafter.
- adv. For that reason; therefore.
- adv. Poetic Not there; elsewhere; absent.
- adv. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
- adv. from that place or from there
- adv. from that circumstance or source
- Middle English thennes : thenne, from there (from Old English thanon; see to- in Indo-European roots) + -es, genitive sing. suff.; see -s3. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The basin was called caddichus, and the rejected candidate had a name thence derived.”
“Afterward he was for some time at Eton, where he had the ill-luck to receive some fifty-four stripes for his shortcomings in Latin; thence he goes to Trinity”
“A mile thence is Basin on ye Left hand wch was a house of ye Duke of Boltons, but being a Garrison in ye Civil warrs was pulled down and Now only some part remaines, and the Gardens wch are improved and new walls built: fine fruit and vineyards, a large parke to it.”
“A mile from thence is a very high hill from whence I Could see a great distance – Warwick and Coventry and a large tract of Land all round.”
“A mile thence is a fine pile of Buildings of Stone very uniforme and high Called Worsup Mannour built by a Coe heir of the Devonshire house – 3 sisters built 3 noble buildings, this and Ardeck and Chattsworth.”
“About seven miles thence is Cowes both East and west 2 ports for Shipps to ride in and be Recruited wth all sorts of provisions wch is done on very reasonable terms.”
“(So 2: 4) first into the King's chambers, thence is drawn after Him in answer to her prayer; is next received on a grassy couch under a cedar kiosk; and at last in a "banqueting hall," such as, Josephus says,”
“Only the voice that called me thence is beginning to call again.”
“Too many are apt to value themselves upon such accounts as these; but the joy that results thence is nothing to that which arises from an impartial trial of ourselves by the rule of God's word, and our being able thereupon to approve ourselves to him.”
“The Holy Ghost further signified and showed what was the efficacy of the blood of the Old-Testament sacrifices, and thence is inferred the much greater efficacy of the blood of Christ.”
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