1. from that place or from there

- proceeded thence directly to college

- flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow

Similar word(s): therefrom

2. from that circumstance or source

- atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible

- a natural conclusion follows thence

Similar word(s): therefrom, thereof

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

- we were young and thence optimistic

Similar word(s): hence, so, therefore, thus

Sentences with thence as an adverb:

- I came thence.

- Cross fix at 6000 feet, thence descend to 3000 feet and fly direct to MAP (missed approach point).