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hence

EN[ˈhɛns] [-ɛns]
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    Definition of hence in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGhencesPRhencingPT, PPhencedSUF-ence
    1. OBS To send away.
    2. Adverb
      1. (archaic) from here, from this place, away.
        1. I'm going hence, because you have insulted me.
        2. Get thee hence, Satan!
      2. (archaic, figuratively) from the living or from this world.
        1. After a long battle, my poor daughter was taken hence.
      3. (archaic, of a length of time) in the future from now.
        1. A year hence it will be forgotten.
      4. (conjunctive) as a result; therefore, for this reason.
        1. I shall go to Japan and hence will not be here in time for the party.
        2. The purse is handmade and hence very expensive.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • At the hypostomal boundary these stripes are aligned with the positions of tentacle insertion (Fig 18B ), hence are positioned between the hypostomal taeniolae.
        • Another possible explanation is a lower iron content–and hence a less positive phase shift—in remyelinated lesions and black holes reducing the phase shift caused by demyelination.
        • Pseudovarieties are of particular importance in the study of finite semigroups and hence in formal language theory.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Hence it is likely that insolubilisation of B outside the cytoplasm might constitute another mechanism of B toxicity tolerance.
        • Hence there were two subcycles contained within the fundamental cycle.
        • Hence the regular polygon ABCD ... can either be a convex n-gon, a star n-gon, a horocylic apeirogon or a hypercyclic apeirogon.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Conjunctive adverbs
          • Location adverbs
            • Time adverbs
              • Temporal location adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Verbs
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              Source: Wiktionary
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              Meaning of hence for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "hence" is an adverb, more specifically, a conjunctive adverb, a location adverb, a time adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a verb.
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