(?), adv. [OE. thenne, thanne, and (with the adverbal -s; see -wards) thennes, thannes (hence thens, now written thence), AS. anon, anan, onan; akin to OHG. dannana, dannn, dann, and G. von dannen, E. that, there. See That.] 1. From that place. "Bid him thence go." Chaucer.
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When ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them.
Mark vi. 11.
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It is not unusual, though pleonastic, to use from before thence. Cf. Hence, Whence.
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Then I will send, and fetch thee from thence.
Gen. xxvii. 45.
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2. From that time; thenceforth; thereafter.
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There shall be no more thence an infant of days.
Isa. lxv. 20.
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3. For that reason; therefore.
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Not to sit idle with so great a gift
Useless, and thence ridiculous, about him.
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4. Not there; elsewhere; absent. [Poetic] Shak.
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