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Definition of 'hence'


  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"
       Synonyms: therefore thence thus
  2. from this place; "get thee hence!"
  3. from this time; "a year hence it will be forgotten"

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