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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 since /ˈsɪn(t)s/
 (ad.)自那時以後自…以後,自…以來(conj.)既然,自…以後,自…以來

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Since adv.
 1. From a definite past time until now; as, he went a month ago, and I have not seen him since.
    We since become the slaves to one man's lust.   --B. Jonson.
 2. In the time past, counting backward from the present; before this or now; ago.
    How many ages since has Virgil writ?   --Roscommon.
    About two years since, it so fell out, that he was brought to a great lady's house.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 3. When or that. [Obs.]
    Do you remember since we lay all night in the windmill in St. George's field?   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Since, prep. From the time of; in or during the time subsequent to; subsequently to; after; -- usually with a past event or time for the object.
    The Lord hath blessed thee, since my coming.   --Gen. xxx. 30.
    I have a model by which he build a nobler poem than any extant since the ancients.   --Dryden.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Since, conj. Seeing that; because; considering; -- formerly followed by that.
 Since that my penitence comes after all,
 Imploring pardon.   --Shak.
 Since truth and constancy are vain,
 Since neither love, nor sense of pain,
 Nor force of reason, can persuade,
 Then let example be obeyed.   --Granville.
 Syn: -- Because; for; as; inasmuch as; considering. See Because.