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Hence vs. Henceforth

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Henceadverb

(archaic) from here, from this place, away

‘I'm going hence, because you have insulted me.’; ‘Get thee hence, Satan!’;

Henceforthadverb

(formal) From now on; from this time on.

‘I will try to do a better job, henceforth, now that I know the proper technique!’;

Henceadverb

from the living or from this world

‘After a long battle, my poor daughter was taken hence.’;

Henceforthadverb

From this time forward; henceforward.

‘I never from thy side henceforth to stray.’;

Henceadverb

in the future from now

‘A year hence it will be forgotten.’;

Henceforthadverb

from this time forth; from now on;

‘henceforth she will be known as Mrs. Smith’;

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Henceadverb

(conjunctive) as a result; therefore, for this reason

‘I shall go to Japan and hence will not be here in time for the party.’; ‘The purse is handmade and hence very expensive.’;

Henceforth

Henceforth is a Brazilian progressive metal band. Formed in 1993, they released their first album in Brazil in December 2005 via Voice Music (label owned by Silvio Golfetti, guitar player on the Brazilian thrash metal band Korzus).

Henceinterjection

(obsolete) Go away! Begone!

‘"...Hence! and bestow your dead’; ‘Where no wrong against him cries!"’;

Henceadverb

From this place; away.

‘Arise, let us go hence.’; ‘I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.’;

Henceadverb

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

Henceadverb

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

‘Hence, perhaps, it is, that Solomon calls the fear of the Lord the beginning of wisdom.’;

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Henceadverb

From this source or origin.

‘All other faces borrowed henceTheir light and grace.’; ‘Whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts?’; ‘An ancient author prophesied from hence.’; ‘Expelled from hence into a worldOf woe and sorrow.’;

Henceverb

To send away.

Henceadverb

(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’;

Henceadverb

from this place;

‘get thee hence!’;

Henceadverb

from this time;

‘a year hence it will be forgotten’;

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