since etymology

English word since comes from Middle English sithen

Detailed word origin of since

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sithen Middle English (enm)
sithence Middle English (enm)
since English (eng) (obsolete) When or that.. Because.. From the time that. From a specified time in the past. At certain points during that period of time.. Continuously during that period of time.. From: referring to a period of time ending in the present and defining it by the point in time at which it started, or or the period in which its starting point occurred.