Hence vs. Therefore

Hence vs. Therefore — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Hence and Therefore

Henceadverb

For this reason; therefore

handmade and hence expensive.

Thereforeadverb

For that reason or cause; consequently or hence.

Henceadverb

From this source

They grew up in the Sudan.hence their interest in Nubian art.

Thereforeadverb

(conjunctive) For that or this purpose, referring to something previously stated.

Henceadverb

From this time; from now

A year hence it will be forgotten.

Thereforeadverb

(conjunctive) Consequently, by or in consequence of that or this cause; referring to something previously stated.

Traditional values will always have a place, therefore they will never lose relevance.

Henceadverb

From this place; away from here

Get you hence!.

Thereforeadverb

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result;

therefore X must be truethe eggs were fresh and hence satisfactorywe were young and thence optimisticit is late and thus we must gothe witness is biased and so cannot be trusted

Henceadverb

From this life.

Thereforeadverb

as a consequence;

he had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held

Henceadverb

(archaic) from here, from this place, away

I'm going hence, because you have insulted me.Get thee hence, Satan!

Henceadverb

from the living or from this world

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

Henceadverb

in the future from now

A year hence it will be forgotten.

Henceadverb

(conjunctive) 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.

Henceinterjection

(obsolete) Go away! Begone!

"...Hence! and bestow your deadWhere no wrong against him cries!"

Henceadverb

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result;

therefore X must be truethe eggs were fresh and hence satisfactorywe were young and thence optimisticit is late and thus we must gothe witness is biased and so cannot be trusted

Henceadverb

from this place;

get thee hence!

Henceadverb

from this time;

a year hence it will be forgotten