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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. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Out of; away; since; noting source or beginning, distance, absence, and departure. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  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. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Out of; away; by reason of. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Out of; starting at; beginning with; after. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. In a relation of contrast with; as from grave to gay. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Having as a cause or origin; by means of; due to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  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. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  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. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. from, prep. forth: out of, as from a source: away: at a distance: springing out of: by reason of. [A.S. fram, from; akin to Goth. fram, Ice. frá.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. prep. expressing separation& introducing: - person, place, &c., whence motion takes place (comes f. the clouds; repeated f. mouth to mouth); starting-point (f. title to colophon, throughout book; f. 2nd July; f. day to day, daily; f. time to time, occasionally; f. a child, since childhood); inferior limit (saw f. 10 to 20 boats); object &c. whence distance or remoteness is reckoned or stated (ten miles f. Rome; am far f. saying; f. home, out, away; absent, away, f. home; apart f. its moral aspect); thing or person got rid of, escaped, avoided, of which one is deprived &c., person or thing deprived, (took his sword f. him; released him f. prison; cannot refrain f. laughing; appeal f. lower court, dissuade f. folly); state changed for another (f. being attacked became the aggressor; raise penalty f. banishment to death); thing distinguished (doesn\'t know black f. white); source (dig gravel f. pit; draw conclusion f. premisses; quotations f. the fathers); place of vantage &c. (saw it f. the poop; f. his point of view, as he sees things); giver, sender, &c. (gifts f. Providence; frocks f. Worth\'s; things not required f. me); model (painted f. nature); reason, cause, motive, (died f. fatigue; suffering f. dementia; f. his looks you might suppose); advbs or advl phrr. of place or time (f. long ago, of old, above, &c.), or prepositions (f. under her spectacles; f. out the bed). [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. 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 of—expressing generally the idea of distance or remoteness from a source or origin, or of departure and procession. Cabinet Dictionary
  13. 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. Complete Dictionary

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