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- hence (adv.)
- late 13c., hennes, from Old English heonan "away, hence," from West Germanic *hin- (see Old Saxon hinan, Old High German hinnan, German hinnen); related to Old English her "here" (see here). With adverbial genitive -s. The modern spelling (mid-15c.) is phonetic, to retain the breathy -s- (see twice, pence). Original sense is "away from here;" of time, from late 14c.; meaning "from this (fact or circumstance)" first recorded 1580s. Wyclif (1382) uses hennys & þennys for "from here and there, on both sides."
- 1. Everyone wanted to bowl, hence everyone wanted to open a bowling alley.
- 2. Whatever is hidden is harmful (hence revelation equals security).
- 3. We suspect they are trying to hide something, hence the need for an independent inquiry.
- 4. The sports meet will be held three days hence.
- 5. It's handmade and hence expensive.
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