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English

Etymology

Old English fram "forward, from".

Pronunciation

  • qualifier stressed
    • a UK /frɒm/, /frQm/
    • a US , /frʌm/, /frVm/; qualifier rare , /frɑm/, /frAm/
  • qualifier unstressed , /frəm/, /fr@m/
  • Rhymes with: -ɒm

Preposition

from
  1. With the source or provenance of or at.
    This wine comes from France.
    I got a letter from my brother.
  2. With the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at.
    He had books piled from floor to ceiling.
    He left yesterday from Chicago.
    Face away from the wall.
  3. With the separation, exclusion or differentiation of.
    An umbrella protects from the sun.
    He knows right from wrong.

Synonyms

  • (with the source or provenance of or at): out of

Translations

with the source or provenance of or at
with the origin, starting point or initial reference of or at
with the separation, exclusion or differentiation of
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Anagrams

Danish

Adjective

from
  1. pious; being religious in a quiet and serious way

Synonyms

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Old High German fruma (German fromm), Middle Dutch vrōme (Dutch vroom), Old Norse framr.

Pronunciation

/from/

Adjective

from

Swedish

Adjective

from
  1. pious; being religious in a quiet and serious way

Synonyms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

against, away from, barring, discounting, ex, except, excepting, exception taken of, excluding, exclusive of, for, leaving out, less, minus, not counting, off, out, out of, save, without
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