Definition of thence adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ðens//
; NAmE NAmE//ðens//
(old use or formal)
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from that place; following that They made their way from Spain to France and thence to England. He was promoted to manager, thence to a partnership in the firm. Word OriginMiddle English thennes, from earlier thenne (from Old English thanon, of West Germanic origin) + -s (later respelled -ce to denote the unvoiced sound).
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