- from this place; from here; away: The inn is but a quarter mile hence.
- from this world or from the living: After a long, hard life they were taken hence.
- henceforth; from this time on.
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How to use hence in a sentence
“Hence, there might be a net benefit, at least to some females, of breeding within the natal group,” the researchers speculate.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hence, I suspect, the panic, the lockdown, the capitulation.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hence the recent Kerry trip to Rome to meet with Netanyahu and meetings with Europeans and Palestinians.Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process|Aaron David Miller|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In schools, this meant finding new ways to evaluate students—and hence their teachers.
Hence the SWAT teams and armored trucks surrounding his house.
Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.
Hence Napoleon was driven more and more to trust to the advice of the rash, unstable King of Naples.
Hence it can be seen what hope there is of establishing a flourishing christian church by such evangelists.
Hence their presence elsewhere, in spite of their passionate attachment to their free native hills.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Hence it was that he found in Great Britain an implacable enemy ever stirring up against him European coalitions.
British Dictionary definitions for hence
- from here or from this world; away
- from this origin or source