since

  • 1 since — W1S1 [sıns] prep, conj, adv [: Old English; Origin: siththan, from sith tham since that ] 1.) [generally used with a perfect tense in the main clause] from a particular time or event in the past until the present, or in that period of time ▪ We… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 since — [ sıns ] function word *** Since can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Everything has changed so much since last spring. as an adverb (without a following noun): She left home in 1993 and hasn t been seen since …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Since — (s[i^]ns), adv. [For sins, contr. fr. OE. sithens, sithenes, formed by an adverbial ending (cf. {Besides}) from OE. sithen, also shortened into sithe, sin, AS. si[eth][eth]an, sy[eth][eth]an, seo[eth][eth]an, afterward, then, since, after;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Since — Sińce Hilfe zu Wappen …

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  • 5 Sińce — Sińce …

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  • 6 since — [sins] adv. [ME syns, contr. < sithens, adv. gen. of sithen < OE siththan, for earlier * siththon < sith, after, since (for IE base see SIDE) + thon, instrumental form of thæt, THAT] 1. from then until now [she arrived Tuesday and has… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Sincé — is a town and municipality located in the Sucre Department, northern Colombia. San Luis de Sincé, is a town and municipality located in the Sucre Department, to 30km to the Southeastern of Sincelejo, northern Colombia. It has an average… …

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  • 8 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Since — Since, prep. From the time of; in or during the time subsequent to; subsequently to; after; usually with a past event or time for the object. [1913 Webster] The Lord hath blessed thee, since my coming. Gen. xxx. 30. [1913 Webster] I have a model… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Since — may refer to: *its dictionary meaning *Sincé, Sucre Department, Bolivia …

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  • 11 since — mid 15c., synnes, from sithenes since, from sithen (plus adverbial genitive es), from O.E. siððan then, later, after that, originally sið ðan after that, from sið after + ðan, weakened form of ðam, dative of ðæt (see THAT (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 since — index thereafter Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 since — conj *because, for, as, inasmuch as …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 since — ► PREPOSITION ▪ in the period between (the time mentioned) and the time under consideration. ► CONJUNCTION 1) during or in the time after. 2) for the reason that; because. ► ADVERB 1) from the time mentioned until the present or the time under… …

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  • 15 Sincé — San Luis de Sincé Bandera …

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  • 16 since — 1 conjunction (used with the present perfect and the past perfect tenses) 1 at a time after a particular time or event in the past: In the 12 months since I last wrote to you a lot has happened to me. | I can t have seen him since 1983. | It s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 since — [[t]sɪ̱ns[/t]] ♦ 1) PREP You use since when you are mentioning a time or event in the past and indicating that a situation has continued from then until now. Jacques Arnold has been a member of parliament since 1987... She had a sort of breakdown …

    English dictionary

  • 18 since */*/*/ — UK [sɪns] / US adverb, conjunction, preposition Summary: Since can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): Everything has changed so much since last spring. as an adverb (without a following noun): She left home in… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 since*/*/*/ — [sɪns] grammar word summary: Since can be: ■ a preposition: Everything has changed so much since last spring. ■ an adverb: She left home in 1993 and hasn t been seen since. ■ a conjunction: Paul s had several different jobs since he left school.… …

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  • 20 since — prep., conj., & adv. prep. throughout, or at a point in, the period between (a specified time, event, etc.) and the time present or being considered (must have happened since yesterday; has been going on since June; the greatest composer since… …

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