What is difference between so and therefore?

The most important difference between “thus” and “so” is that “so” is a conjunction (meaning “and for that reason”, “and because of that.” On the other hand, “therefore” is also an adverb meaning “as a logical consequence”.

Is hence informal?

So and hence have similar meanings, but the grammar is a bit different. So is mainly used in an informal style. Hence, on the other hand, is very formal.

Is hence old-fashioned?

It is somewhat old-fashioned, but it is still used – but it’s used knowing that the fact that it sounds somewhat old-fashioned gives a sentence a certain formality.

What’s another word for hence?

In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hence, like: therefore, so, consequently, accordingly, for that reason, henceforth, henceforward, from, forward, thus and secondly.

Is thus formal or informal?

Transitions – Informal & Formal

Informal Formal
But However
So Therefore/Thus
Also In addition, Additionally
ASAP as soon as possible/at your earliest convenience

Is As for formal?

In a formal environment, “as to” will usually be more suitable regardless of whether you respect or disrespect the subject, while in an informal situation “as for” will be preferred so that you don’t sound “stiff”.

Is thus followed by a comma?

“Thus” is usually separated from the rest of the sentence by commas, but the commas are often omitted if this would lead to three commas in a row (as in the third example). The comma here was appropriate because what follows “thus” is not a clause. It is just a parenthetical expression extending the preceding clause.

How do you end a sentence with thus?

When thus means “therefore”, it normally shouldn’t be at the end. In that sense, it can often be replaced with hence. When it means “in this manner”, it’s perfectly fine at the end. I try to no overuse such conjunctions in the beginning of sentences, as for me, it seems to disrupt the “flow”.

Is it correct to say so therefore?

Careful writers will weigh the “so therefore” combination carefully to avoid redundancy. If the so is a connecting word and the therefore a plain adverb, the use can be argued: The climate is changing; so, therefore, must we. If the words are being used as a two-word conjunction, warning signals should sound.