Hence vs. Thus

By Jaxson

  • Hence (adverb)

    from here, from this place, away

    “I’m going hence, because you have insulted me.”

    “Get thee hence, Satan!”

  • Hence (adverb)

    from the living or from this world

    “After a long battle, my poor daughter was taken hence.”

  • Hence (adverb)

    in the future from now

    “A year hence it will be forgotten.”

  • Hence (adverb)

    as a result; therefore, for this reason

    “I shall go to Japan and hence will not be here in time for the party.”

    “The purse is handmade and hence very expensive.”

  • Hence (interjection)

    Go away! Begone!

    “”…Hence! and bestow your dead”

    “Where no wrong against him cries!””

  • Thus (adverb)

    In this way or manner.

    “If you throw the ball thus, as I’m showing you, you’ll have better luck hitting the target.”

  • Thus (adverb)

    As a result.

    “I have all the tools I need; thus, I will be able to fix the car without having to call a mechanic.”


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