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Definition of Hence

Hence

  1. From this place; away.
  2. From this time; in the future; as, a week hence.
  3. From this reason; as an inference or deduction.
  4. From this source or origin.
  5. To send away.

Hence Quotations

The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.
Christopher McCandless

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
Jane Addams

Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.
Edvard Munch

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Hence Translations

hence in Afrikaans is hiervandaan
hence in Danish is herfra
hence in Dutch is hiervandaan, vanhier
hence in German is infolgedessen, daher, ab jetzt, daraus, deshalb
hence in Italian is per questo, indi, in consequenza
hence in Latin is hinc
hence in Portuguese is daqui
hence in Spanish is por tanto
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