AskDefine | Define since

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English

Etymology

sithence, ultimately from sīþ

Pronunciation

  • /sɪns/, /sIns/
  • Rhymes: -ɪns

Preposition

since
  1. from (time)
    I have known her since last year.

Translations

from (time)
  • Chinese: 自從 (zìcóng)
  • Danish: siden
  • Dutch: sinds, sedert
  • French: depuis
  • German: seit
  • Hungarian: óta
  • Icelandic: Síðan
  • Indonesian: sejak, dari, mulai, sejak dari, mulai dari
  • Interlingua: de, desde, a partir de
  • Japanese: から, より
  • Norwegian: siden
  • Polish: od
  • Portuguese: desde, a partir de
  • Russian: с (s)
  • Slovak: od
  • Spanish: desde

Conjunction

since
  1. from the time that
    I have loved you since I first met you.
  2. because
    Since you didn't call, we left without you.

Translations

from the time that
because

Extensive Definition

Since may refer to:
  • its dictionary meaning
  • Sincé, Sucre Department, Bolivia

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aeons ago, after, after all, after that, afterwards, ages ago, ago, as, as long as, as things go, back, back when, backward, because, behind, being, being as how, below, cause, considering, ever since, ex post facto, following, for, forasmuch as, from away back, from time immemorial, gone by, in that, in the aftermath, in the sequel, inasmuch as, insofar as, insomuch as, into the past, later, long since, next, parce que, reminiscently, retroactively, retrospectively, seeing, seeing as how, seeing that, since long ago, since time began, subsequent to, subsequently, then, thereafter, thereon, thereupon, therewith, until now, whereas
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