from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adverb Henceforth.
from The Century Dictionary.
- From this time forward; henceforth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb From this time forward; from now into the indefinite future; henceforth.
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- adverb from
nowon; from this timeon
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb from this time forth; from now on
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To say that a lyric (using the word henceforward in its particular sense) is generally short is but to say that poetic tension can only be sustained for a short time.
Only allow me to make one observation: you use too many stops, and you work the word henceforward too hard.
By the way, I may as well call him by his name henceforward, Fritz Müller.
Had they consulted him, though but newly initiated as a prophet, his counsel might have stood them in more stead than the presence of the ark did; but perhaps the princes of Israel despised his youth, and would not have recourse to him as an oracle, and he did not as yet interpose in public affairs; nor do we find any mention of his name henceforward till some years after (ch.vii. 3), only his word came to all Israel, that is, people from all parts that were piously disposed had recourse to him as a prophet and consulted him.
But a tradition we have henceforward which is all our own and wholly single in its kind.
The chancellor – or as he shall be known henceforward and until such time as we are allowed to swear profusely in all parts of the Guardian, the Gidiot – got to live the Tory dream and took an axe this week to public spending and the welfare state.
Unless Richard Dawkins and his associates can show conclusively that these are not the originals (either by providing originals in their possession that differ, or by demonstrating that these programs in some way fail to perform as required), we shall regard the contest as closed, offer Oxfordensis his/her prize, and henceforward treat the programs below as the originals.
The discharge of Fireworks had a greater effect than I was prepared to expect; I was delighted; and henceforward shall have a greater reverence for gunpowder (when thus used) than I have hitherto had.
This call should be considered a standing call from henceforward.
One of the most notable recent examples of this is David Cameron's appointment in the past year of 117 "lords", who henceforward, unelected, will have the right to determine matters of state for the rest of us.