1. (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

    Synonyms : hence, so, therefore, thus
    Examples :
    • we were young and thence optimistic
  2. from that circumstance or source

    Synonyms : therefrom, thereof
    Examples :
    • atomic formulas and all compounds thence constructible
    • a natural conclusion follows thence
  3. from that place or from there

    Synonyms : therefrom
    Examples :
    • proceeded thence directly to college
    • flew to Helsinki and thence to Moscow


  1. a shallow drum with a single drumhead and with metallic disks in the sides

    Type Of : drum, membranophone, tympan


  1. brought from wildness into a domesticated state

    Synonyms : tame
  2. brought from wildness

    Examples :
    • the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed


  1. remove the tusks of animals

    Synonyms : detusk
    Type Of : remove, take away, take, withdraw
    Examples :
    • tusk an elephant
  2. stab or pierce with a horn or tusk

    Synonyms : horn
    Type Of : thrust, pierce
  3. a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses

    Synonyms : ivory
    Type Of : dentine, dentin
  4. a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog

    Type Of : tooth


  1. land that is covered with trees and shrubs

    Synonyms : forest, timberland, woodland
    Type Of : earth, solid ground, biome, terra firma, ground, land, dry land
  2. (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound)

    Synonyms : quality, timbre, tone
    Type Of : sound property
  3. the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material

    Synonyms : lumber
    Type Of : building material
  4. a beam made of wood

    Type Of : beam
  5. a post made of wood

    Type Of : post


  1. the trait of being uncommunicative; not volunteering anything more than necessary

    Synonyms : reserve, reticence
    Type Of : uncommunicativeness


  1. perfume especially with a censer

    Synonyms : cense, incense
    Type Of : odorize, odourise, scent


  1. of or relating to or showing technophobia


  1. not worth considering

    Synonyms : negligible, paltry
    Examples :
    • a trifling matter
  2. the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working

    Synonyms : dalliance, dawdling
    Type Of : delay, holdup


  1. large highly venomous snake of northeastern Australia

    Synonyms : oxyuranus scutellatus
    Type Of : elapid, elapid snake