• (prep.) 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.

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frob vs. from

frim vs. from

from vs. grom

from vs. frow

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frog vs. from

farm vs. from

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content vs. from

equalling vs. from

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derive vs. from

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away vs. from

for vs. from

after vs. from

equal vs. from

foam vs. from

centrally vs. from

from vs. than

beyond vs. from

fro vs. from

from vs. since

from vs. off

banish vs. from

desist vs. from

compare vs. from

across vs. from

from vs. hence

form vs. from

differentiation vs. from

exclusion vs. from

from vs. reference

from vs. initial

from vs. separation

from vs. wine

from vs. origin

from vs. source

distinct vs. from

from vs. know

against vs. from

from vs. out

example vs. from

die vs. from

from vs. mean

from vs. molecule