- IPA: /ðɛns/
thence (not comparable)
- (formal) From there, from that place or from that time.
- I came thence.
- Cross fix at 6000 feet, thence descend to 3000 feet and fly direct to MAP (missed approach point).
- 1610–1611, William Shakespeare, “The Tempest”, 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 I, scene ii], page 2 ↗:
- smallcaps Miranda: O the heauens, / What fowle play had we, that we came from thence? / Or bleſſed was't we did?
- smallcaps Prospero: Both, both my Girle. / By fowle-play (as thou ſayſt) were we heau'd thence, / But bleſſedly holpe hither.
- 2005, Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright, Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics (4th ed.), McGraw-Hill International, p. 605
- From this we can find the characteristic roots b_1 and b_2 and thence proceed to the remaining steps of the solution process.
- (literary) Deriving from this fact or circumstance; therefore, therefrom.
- (archaic) From that time; thenceforth; thereafter
- French: dès lors (from that time on), de là (from that place)
- German: daher
- Portuguese: desde aí, daí
- Russian: отту́да
- Spanish: desde ahí