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synonyms for whence

  • from what place
  • from where
  • from which
  • from which place
  • wherefrom
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The Colonel and his two friends rode back towards the south, from whence they came.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
O wicked presumption, whence camest thou to cover the earth with thy malice, and deceitfulness?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
These are obtained easily, whence follow the sinister reports that they give your Majesty, to the harm of the public welfare.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Once he suddenly found himself in the road driving a small flock of goats, whose he knew not, nor whence he got them.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Several sentinels drew around the vehicle, with demands whence it came, and what was the object of the persons it contained.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Then Isaias the prophet came to king Ezechias, and said to him: What said these men, and from whence came they to thee?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Sieur de Poutrincourt got into a boat to go and head it off, and, with the help of a big dog, made it turn back whence it came.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
He was distinguished for personal courage, as well as taste for elegance and splendor, whence he was called the munificent.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Can any of your readers tell me whence comes the following Sotadic Elegiac poem, and construe it for me?
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
She asked him for some account of himself and whence he came, using the Italian tongue, of which she had a passing knowledge.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO WHENCE

  • according to what
  • after what precedent
  • by means of
  • by virtue of what
  • by what means
  • by what method
  • by whose help
  • from what source
  • through what agency
  • through what medium
  • to what degree
  • whence
  • whereby
  • wherewith
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