since
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /sɪn(t)s/

Adverb

since (not comparable)

  1. From a specified time in the past.
    I met him last year, but haven't seen him since.
Translations
Preposition
  1. From: referring to a period of time ending in the present and defining it by the point in time at which it started, or the period in which its starting point occurred.
    1. Continuously during that period of time.
      I have known her since last year.
    2. At certain points during that period of time.
Antonyms Translations
Conjunction
  1. From the time that.
    I have loved you since I first met you.
  2. Because.
    Since you didn't call, we left without you.
  3. (obsolete) When or that.
    • c. 1596–1599, William Shakespeare, “The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act III, scene ii]:
      Do you remember since we lay all night in the windmill in St. George's field?
Synonyms Translations
  • French: depuis que
  • German: seitdem
  • Italian: da quando
  • Portuguese: desde que, desde quando
  • Russian: с тех пор как
  • Spanish: desde que
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