Definition of "syne" [syne]

  • Before now; ago. (adverb)
  • Afterward; since then; since. (adverb)
  • Thereupon; next. (adverb)
  • Since. (conjunction)
  • Since. (preposition)

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Use "syne" in a sentence
  • "Wha cud hae been at the schule as I was sae lang, and syne taen oot o 'the water, ye ken, and syne´┐Ż -? ""
  • ""The fire-fly's light" is sung to the tune of "Auld lang syne," the Japanese words of which commemorate a legend of the tea-district of"
  • "I can honk out a few simple tunes on my horribly out-of-tune one-row (usually brought out at Christmas to play auld lang syne)."