henceforth vs henceforward what difference

what is difference between henceforth and henceforward

English

Etymology

From Middle English hennes forth, hens-forþ, hennes-forþ, equivalent to hence (from here) +‎ forth (forward).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛnsˈfɔɹθ/

Adverb

henceforth (not comparable)

  1. (formal) From now on; from this time on.
    • 1606, William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act I, scene II:
      My thanes and kinsmen,/Henceforth be earls, the first that ever Scotland /In such an honour named
    • 2005, George Lucas, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
      Henceforth, you shall be known as Darth…Vader.

Synonyms

  • (from this point on [either temporally or spatially]): from now on; henceforward; hereafter; see also Thesaurus:henceforth

Antonyms

  • up to now; hitherto

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle English hennes forward, equivalent to hence +‎ forward. Compare Middle English hens-forthward, hennes forthward (henceforward).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɛnsˈfɔɹwɝd/

Adverb

henceforward (not comparable)

  1. from now on; from this time on

Synonyms

  • henceforth, henceforwards see also Thesaurus:henceforth

Translations


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