1. from what place, source, or cause
Sentences with whence as an adverb:
- Whence came I?
- "Pork" comes from French, whence we get most of our modern cooking terms.
1. (literary, poetic) used for introducing the result of a fact that has just been stated
- The work is slow and dangerous, whence the high costs.
- I scored more than you in the exam, whence we can conclude that I am better at the subject than you are.