\fɹˈɒm], \fɹˈɒm], \f_ɹ_ˈɒ_m]\
Definitions of FROM
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Away; out of; by reason of. From above;Gay; full of levity; dancing, playing, or frisking about; boneath, from a place or region below; from below, from a lower place; from behind, from a place or position in the rear; from far, from a distant place; from high, from on high, from a high place, from an upper region, or from heaven; from where, from which place; from within, from the interior or inside; from without, from the outside, from abroad.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Away; out of; denoting distance in space or time; generally denoting separation, removal, or departure: in the following phrases-from above; from afar; from beneath; from behind; from hence, thence, or whence,-the construction may be frequently considered as a preposition and its case: the following phrases - from amidst; from among; from beneath; from beyond; from forth; from off; from out; from out of; from under; from within,-are simply prepositional phrases, and as such followed by an objective case.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
prep. [Anglo-Saxon, Old Saxon, Frisian, German, Gothic, Swedish] Away; at a distance in time or space; out of, as an effect from a cause; in relation or reference to; consequently, as an inference; in opposition or contrariety to; by aid ofâ€”expressing generally the idea of distance or remoteness from a source or origin, or of departure and procession.
Away, noting privation; noting reception; noting procession, descent, or birth; out of; noting progress from premises to inferences; noting the place or person from whom a message is brought; because of; not near to; noting separation; noting exemption or deliverance; at a distance contrary to; noting removal; From is very frequently joined by an ellipsis with adverbs, as From above, from the parts above; From asar; From behind; From high.
By Thomas Sheridan
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