Character 4
Hyphenation from
Pronunciations /fɹɒm/

Definitions and meanings of "From"

What do we mean by from?

Used to indicate a specified place or time as a starting point. preposition

Used to indicate a specified point as the first of two limits. preposition

Used to indicate a source, cause, agent, or instrument. preposition

Used to indicate constituent material or materials. preposition

Used to indicate separation, removal, or exclusion. preposition

Used to indicate differentiation. preposition

Because of. preposition

(from away) Not native to a state or locality. idiom

Out of the limits, locality, or presence of, or connection with: expressing departure or point of departure, separation, discrimination, removal, or distance in space, time, condition, etc.

Sometimes used absolutely, in the sense of distant, absent, or coming from: as, a visitor from the city.

As regards time, or succession in a series or in logical connection: noting the point of departure or reckoning: as, he was studious from his childhood; from that time onward.

As regards idea, aim, or purpose: as, such a result was far from my intention; this is aside from our object.

As regards state, condition, or effect: as, I am far from believing it; he is far from rich (that is, from being rich); he is a long way from being an atheist.

As regards direction: away from.

As regards point of view: out of; off.

Out of: expressing derivation, withdrawal, or abstraction.

As regards occupation, relation, or situation: as, to retire from office or from business; to return from a journey; to withdraw from society.

As regards a principal receptacle or place of deposit: as, to draw money from the bank; coal is dug from mines.

Used to indicate source or provenance.

Originating at (a year, time, etc.)

Used to indicate a starting point or initial reference.

Indicating removal or separation.

Indicating exclusion.

Indicating differentiation.

Produced with or out of (a substance or material).

Used to indicate causation; because of, as a result of.

Synonyms and Antonyms for From

The word "from" in example sentences

The other works of Ammonius which survive are all derived, directly or indirectly, from his lectures, taken down by his students and hence mostly described as being ˜from the voice (apo tês phônês, or: the lectures [skholôn]) of Ammonius '. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I think an important fact is missing from all this discussion: who, exactly, did Human Rights Watch raise money *from* in Saudi Arabia? ❋ Unknown (2009)

The problem with the terminology you use is that it relates to “laws” that only pertain to this universe; from the perspective of this Universe there was, indeed, “nothing” as you use the term before it, but that does not preclude that the universe arose * from* nothing, just nothing that relates to * this* universe. ❋ Sean (2008)

It was here I met my old friend Zanjirwale Bawa from Indore, he had 50 kg bracelets on his legs and had walked up the mountains a distance of 7 km..from the foothills of Malangad and 16 km from KalyanStation to the foothills. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Learn more about buying disability coverage from this article  from Consumer Reports Money Adviser. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Her blonde hair, her violet eyes, her beauty came not from the Stamarkos family, but from… someone else. ❋ Moon, Elizabeth (2007)

My God, it grieves me greatly that you are not known, that in this savage wilderness all have not been converted to you, that sin has not been driven from it.~from Saints of the Roman Calendar by Enzo Lodi ❋ Argent (2006)

I'm not sure where my friend Paul forwarded this from - it's probably up on Defamer or The Superficial or something - but look who I might be borrowing a cup of sugar from* in the future... ❋ Unknown (2005)

His fiction appears in markets worldwide, and he is co-editor of the _Polyphony _anthology series from Wheatland Press, as well as _All-Star Zeppelin Adventure Stories _from All-Star Stories and Wheatland Press. ❋ Unknown (2005)

The monsters on the sea bed -- those flying behemoths that had defended Homeport from the demons 'attack, that had battled in a sky dark with wings and flesh, with blood falling like rain -- were a _part_ of her, created _from_ her. ❋ Unknown (2004)

These are the genuine article, tales pulled from the wood pulp pages of _The Black Mask _from the 1930s. ❋ Unknown (2004)

"Sorry, I was coming from --" She stopped herself, having almost said _from my salon. ❋ Cohen, Nancy J, (2002)

_A sketch from the model or drawing, relating to such portion of a machine as the Claim covers, from_ $1 _upward, but usually at the price above-named_. ❋ Various (N/A)

But a contemplation and knowledge of their nature, power, illusions, not only from passages of sacred scripture but _from reason or experience_, is not the least part of spiritual wisdom. ❋ Howard Williams (N/A)

This description implies the assemblage of strangers from all parts in one spot; -- _from all parts_; else, how will you find professors and students for every department of knowledge? and _in one spot_; else, how can there be any school at all? ❋ Various (N/A)

And we may draw our illustrations from three sources, viz.: -- _from the Bible; from nature; and from everyday life_. ❋ Richard Newton (N/A)

Much depends on the point of view from which a man writes; and I can only say that, if the distinguished Major-general is right, _from a purely British point of view_, in depreciating the island and its resources, he thereby furnishes a _very strong argument why Great ❋ John Fretwell (N/A)

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