What is another word for thence?

Pronunciation: [ðˈɛns] (IPA)

Thence is a word that refers to the origin or the source of something. It is often used to indicate the point of departure or the starting point of a journey. There are several synonyms for the word thence, such as from there, hence, therefore, consequently, as a result, and so on. Other synonyms for the word thence include thereby, henceforth, thus, accordingly, and for that reason. These words can help convey the same meaning and are useful in writing and speaking when one wants to avoid repetition or make the text more interesting to read. By using appropriate synonyms, one can increase the clarity and quality of communication.

Usage examples for Thence

thence came ruin and defeat.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
After visiting the North Cape, one returns by nearly the same route along the coast to Trondhjem, thence to Christiania.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Judge Barton meanwhile had retired to his tent, but had him drawn thence by a late-rising moon and his own cogitations.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

Famous quotes with Thence

  • Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.
    Augustine Birrell
  • There are two births: the one when light, First strikes the new awakened sense; The other when two souls unite, And we must count our life from thence, When you loved me and I loved you, Then both of us were born anew.
    William Cartwright
  • Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both.
    Homer
  • We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
    Meriwether Lewis
  • Practise yourself, for heaven's sake, in little things and thence proceed to greater.
    Epictetus

Related words: thence and thither, until, until then, until then when, thereafter, thereafter when, thereafter and thereafter

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