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3 definitions found
 for from
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  From \From\ (fr[o^]m), prep. [AS. fram, from; akin to OS. fram
     out, OHG. & Icel. fram forward, Sw. fram, Dan. frem, Goth.
     fram from, prob. akin to E. forth. ?202. Cf. Fro,
     Foremost.]
     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 antithesis
     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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           Experience from the time past to the time present.
                                                    --Bacon.
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           The song began from Jove.                --Drpden.
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           From high M[ae]onia's rocky shores I came. --Addison.
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           If the wind blow any way from shore.     --Shak.
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     Note: From sometimes denotes away from, remote from,
           inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the
           purpose of playing." --Shak. From, when joined with
           another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity
           for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him
           great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond
           Jordan." --Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as
           from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more
           obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more
           distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually
           the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See
           From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under
           Afar, adv.
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                 Sudden partings such as press
                 The life from out young hearts.    --Byron.
           Fromward

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "from":
     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
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

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