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English Dictionary: hence by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
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"
    Synonym(s): therefore, hence, thence, thus, so
  2. from this place; "get thee hence!"
  3. from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hence \Hence\, adv. [OE. hennes, hens (the s is prop. a genitive
      ending; cf. {-wards}), also hen, henne, hennen, heonnen,
      heonene, AS. heonan, heonon, heona, hine; akin to OHG.
      hinn[be]n, G. hinnen, OHG. hina, G. hin; all from the root of
      E. he. See {He}.]
      1. From this place; away. [bd]Or that we hence wend.[b8]
            --Chaucer.
  
                     Arise, let us go hence.                     --John xiv.
                                                                              31.
  
                     I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles. --Acts
                                                                              xxii. 21.
  
      2. From this time; in the future; as, a week hence. [bd]Half
            an hour hence.[b8] --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Hence \Hence\, v. t.
      To send away. [Obs.] --Sir P. Sidney.
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