• (adv.) From what place; hence, from what or which source, origin, antecedent, premise, or the like; how; -- used interrogatively.
  • (adv.) From what or which place, source, material, cause, etc.; the place, source, etc., from which; -- used relatively.

Compare whence with other words:

whence vs. whether

therefore vs. whence

when vs. whence

whence vs. whereof

whence vs. whenceforth

whence vs. whencesoever

whence vs. whencever

thence vs. whence

source vs. whence

whence vs. where

place vs. whence

whence vs. whither

hence vs. whence