Definitions of From

  1.   Out of the neighborhood of lessening or losing proximity to leaving behind by reason of out of by aid of used whenever departure setting out commencement of action being state occurrence etc or procedure emanation absence separation etc are to be expressed It is construed with and indicates the point of space or time at which the action state etc are regarded as setting out or beginning also less frequently the source the cause the occasion out of which anything proceeds the aritithesis and correlative of to as it is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield he took his sword from his side light proceeds from the sun separate the coarse wool from the fine men have all sprung from Adam and often go from good to bad and from bad to worse the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds men judge of facts from personal knowledge or from testimony
  2.   Out of away since noting source or beginning distance absence and departure
  3.   Out of the neighborhood of lessening or losing proximity to leaving behind by reason of out of by aid of denoting source beginning distance absence privation or departure sometimes literally and sometimes figuratively the antithesis and correlative of from is to as it is 20 miles from the one place to the other he took a knife from his pocket light emanates from the sun separate the sheep from the goats we all come from Adam matters are getting from bad to worse the merit of an action depends upon the spirit from which it proceeds I judge of him from my personal knowledge From sometimes is equivalent to away from remote from in the sense of inconsistent with Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing Shak It is joined with adverbs and prepositions as from above from below the bridge from the part of locality above from the part or locality below the bridge In certain cases the preposition from is less logically placed before an adverb which it does not govern but which belongs to some verb in the sentence as in the phrases from forth from out
  4.   Out of away by reason of
  5.   Out of starting at beginning with after
  6.   In a relation of contrast with as from grave to gay
  7.   Having as a cause or origin by means of due to
  8.   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
  9.   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

Antonyms for From

Amid, Among.

Quotes of From

  1. No one's ever happy with their position in Hollywood You hear that from people you'd never dream would complain – Yasmine Bleeth
  2. Only the weak are cruel Gentleness can only be expected from the strong – Leo Buscaglia
  3. And I'd say one of the great lessons I've learned over the past couple of decades from a management perspective is that really when you come down to it it really is all about people and all about leadership – Steve Case
  4. My father was a man of love He always loved me to death He worked hard in the fields but my father never hit me Never I don't ever remember a really cross unkind word from my father – Johnny Cash
  5. A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have – Gerald R. Ford
  6. I still do not know where the notes will come from when I accept a commission for a new work – Lukas Foss
  7. I'm interested in themes that endure from generation to generation – David Guterson
  8. From the first I became convinced that what I must look for was lead dust and lead fumes that men were poisoned by breathing poisoned air not by handling their food with unwashed hands – Alice Hamilton
  9. I just cleared the slate and thought of her as a mother and went from there – Marg Helgenberger
  10. I stepped back from being out front to playing bass So we started switching I'd play bass on one song we'd switch on the next song I'd play piano we'd play mandolin – Bob Livingston
  11. The music is a personal expression like art It is something that you like doing that comes from within and is an expression that comes from God That is why artists are beautiful and why people who copy are not really artistic – Michael Schenker
  12. You could say that when you introduce humour to your work you also step back a little from it You create a distance – Lars von Trier
  13. A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation – Mark Twain
  14. I think all music is a gift from God – Pharrell Williams
  15. I mean no offense but I don't really see why like guitar players from Creed or something like that are on the cover of guitar magazines Almost anybody can sit down and learn to play those songs – Dweezil Zappa

Usage examples for From

  1. From what you say we should very much like to know him – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. Of course it was from Roland ” – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  3. They could work out from that – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  4. Would yuh mind hangin' on to him till I come back from where I'm goin' ” – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  5. She could not get away from him – Mary, Mary by James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum
  6. “ I shut the thought from my mind – The Plotters by Alexander Blade
  7. It's from them all she said – Half a Dozen Girls by Anna Chapin Ray
  8. “ 1411 Who did you ask it from – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. And where's it going to come from – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  10. From time to time I would ask her Can you see them – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  11. You will hear from me – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  12. And what is it that you know from Haneemar ” – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  13. From here we could see a long way – When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell
  14. From that day Sandy knew that Treadwell must go away – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  15. But he turned from me to the men – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. But how are we to get away from here – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  17. You can't get away from me so you might as well – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  18. Have you heard from Bolivick ” – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  19. You are sure this is from Miss Van Allen ” – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  20. Do you mean away from up there – The Two Vanrevels by Booth Tarkington

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