Since
Since Since, conj. Seeing that; because; considering; -- formerly followed by that. [1913 Webster]

Since that my penitence comes after all, Imploring pardon. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Since truth and constancy are vain, Since neither love, nor sense of pain, Nor force of reason, can persuade, Then let example be obeyed. --Granville. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Because; for; as; inasmuch as; considering. See {Because}. [1913 Webster]


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  • since — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English sins, contraction of sithens, from sithen, from Old English siththan, from sīth tham after that, from sīth after, late + tham, dative of thæt that; akin to Old High German sīd later and perhaps to Latin setius… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • since — 1. adverb /sɪns/ From a specified time in the past. I had seen him previously, but hadnt seen him since. 2. preposition /sɪns/ from (time) I have known her since last year. Ant: until …   Wiktionary

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