follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

thenceforth

[th ens-fawrth, -fohrth, th ens-fawrth, -fohrth] /ˌðɛnsˈfɔrθ, -ˈfoʊrθ, ˈðɛnsˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ/
adverb
1.
from that time or place onward.
Also, thenceforward
[th ens-fawr-werd] /ˌðɛnsˈfɔr wərd/ (Show IPA),
thenceforwards.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English thennes forth (compare Old English thanonforth). See thence, forth
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for thenceforth
  • Whatever part the whip has touched is thenceforth palsied.
  • thenceforth, there was never much chance of a return to the old ways.
  • Whatever part the whip has touched is thenceforth palsied.
  • thenceforth she had an on-again, off-again addiction to narcotics.
  • Whatever part the whip has touched is thenceforth palsied.
  • thenceforth, she made her career as a recitalist and an oratorio singer.
  • thenceforth, birds entered the realm of the air to prey upon its teeming insects.
  • thenceforth proceedings on execution shall be the same as if the judgment had been rendered in that court of common pleas.
  • thenceforth, the fiend has a mortgage on you, his grasp is on your vitals.
Word Origin and History for thenceforth
adv.

late 14c., from thence + forth.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for thenceforth

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for thenceforth

0
22
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with thenceforth