(adverb, conjunction)


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.