henceforth

[ hens-fawrth, -fohrth; hens-fawrth, -fohrth ]
/ ˈhɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ; ˈhɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ /

adverb

from now on; from this point forward.

Nearby words

  1. hen-house,
  2. henan,
  3. henbane,
  4. henbit,
  5. hence,
  6. henceforward,
  7. hench,
  8. hench, philip showalter,
  9. henchman,
  10. hencoop

Also hence·for·ward [hens-fawr-werd, -fohr-; hens-fawr-werd, -fohr-] /ˌhɛnsˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-; ˈhɛnsˈfɔr wərd, -ˈfoʊr-/.

Origin of henceforth

1300–50; Middle English hennes forward; see hence, forth

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British Dictionary definitions for henceforward

henceforth

henceforwards or henceforward

/ (ˈhɛnsˈfɔːθ) /

adverb

from this time forward; from now on
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Word Origin and History for henceforward
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