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hence /ˈhɛn(t)s/

(ad.)從此,以後;因此

Hence adv.

1. From this place; away. *“Or that we hence wend.”*

2. From this time; in the future; as, a week hence.

3. From this reason; therefore; -- as an inference or deduction.

4. From this source or origin.

All other faces borrowed hence

Their light and grace. --

Note: ☞

Expelled from hence into a world

Of woe and sorrow. --

Hence v. t. To send away. [Obs.]

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

hence

adv 1: (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or

reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true";

"the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were

young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we

must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be

trusted" [syn: therefore, thence, thus]

2: from this place; "get thee hence!"

3: from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"