DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

3 definitions found

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

 thence /ˈðɛn(t)s ||ˈθɛn(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thence adv.
 1. From that place. “Bid him thence go.”
    When ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them.   --Mark vi. 11.
 Note:It is not unusual, though pleonastic, to use from before thence.  Cf. Hence, Whence.
    Then I will send, and fetch thee from thence.   --Gen. xxvii. 45.
 2. From that time; thenceforth; thereafter.
    There shall be no more thence an infant of days.   --Isa. lxv. 20.
 3. For that reason; therefore.
 Not to sit idle with so great a gift
 Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him.   --Milton.
 4. Not there; elsewhere; absent. [Poetic]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: from that place or from there; "proceeded thence directly to
             college"; "flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow";
             "roads that lead therefrom" [syn: therefrom]
      2: from that circumstance or source; "atomic formulas and all
         compounds thence constructible"- W.V.Quine; "a natural
         conclusion follows thence"; "public interest and a policy
         deriving therefrom"; "typhus fever results therefrom"
         [syn: therefrom, thereof]
      3: (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,
          hence, thus]