[hens-fawrth, -fohrth; hens-fawrth, -fohrth]
- from now on; from this point forward.
Also hence·for·ward [hens-fawr-werd, -fohr-; hens-fawr-werd, -fohr-] /ˌhɛnsˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-; ˈhɛnsˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-/.
Origin of henceforth
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Examples from the Web for henceforth
Grossman recruited Noel Stookey instead, who henceforth went by his middle name Paul.
Thus he decreed that henceforth he would be known as Pope John II, and so he was.Can We Call Him Frank? New Pope Picks New Name, Francis
March 13, 2013
And in Wellington, Kan., population 8,057, it will henceforth be illegal for a household to contain more than four cats.Kansas’s New Cat Law and the Craziest Crazy Cat Lady Stories
January 4, 2013
This upward redefinition of rich from $250,000 to $450,000 will henceforth be known as “The Miracle of Fairfield County.”Washington May Have a Deal on Taxes, but the Toughest Problems Remain
December 31, 2012
Henceforth, the media will have no clue as to what the jury might be focusing upon.John Edwards Jury Deliberations Stretch into Day Six
May 24, 2012
I belong to you henceforth, and my only regret is that I am of so little worth.
Henceforth she could freely unburden herself and tell the truth.
He had heretofore been my friend; henceforth he was my slave, yet, let me add, none the less my friend.In the Valley
Henceforth I have another score against Morella, and I will pay it too.Fair Margaret
H. Rider Haggard
He was engaged by the company, and henceforth his career as an inventor was secure.Heroes of the Telegraph
henceforwards or henceforward
- from this time forward; from now on
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Word Origin and History for henceforth
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