[fruhm, from; unstressed fruh m] /frʌm, frɒm; unstressed frəm/
(used to specify a starting point in spatial movement):
a train running west from Chicago.
(used to specify a starting point in an expression of limits):
The number of stores will be increased from 25 to 30.
(used to express removal or separation, as in space, time, or order):
two miles from shore; 30 minutes from now; from one page to the next.
(used to express discrimination or distinction):
to be excluded from membership; to differ from one’s father.
(used to indicate source or origin):
to come from the Midwest; to take a pencil from one’s pocket.
(used to indicate agent or instrumentality):
death from starvation.
(used to indicate cause or reason):
From the evidence, he must be guilty.
/frɒm; unstressed frəm/
used to indicate the original location, situation, etc: from Paris to Rome, from behind the bushes, from childhood to adulthood
in a period of time starting at: he lived from 1910 to 1970
used to indicate the distance between two things or places: a hundred miles from here
used to indicate a lower amount: from five to fifty pounds
showing the model of: painted from life
used with the gerund to mark prohibition, restraint, etc: nothing prevents him from leaving
because of: exhausted from his walk
Old English fram “from, since, by, as a result,” originally “forward movement, advancement,” evolving into sense of “movement away,” from Proto-Germanic *fr- (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German, Gothic fram “from, away,” Old Norse fra “from,” fram “forward”), corresponding to PIE *pro (see pro-).
full range of motion
full range of movement
- From adam
Related Terms not know someone from adam
[fraw-mazh] /frɔˈmaʒ/ noun, French. 1. 1 (defs 1). noun cheese Word Origin French n. French for “cheese,” from French fromage, formage (13c.), from Medieval Latin formaticum (cf. Italian formaggio), a derivation from Latin forma “shape, form, mold” (cf Medieval Latin casei forma; see form (v.)).
- Fromage frais
/ˈfrɒmɑːʒ ˈfreɪ/ noun 1. a low-fat soft cheese with a smooth light texture
- From bad to worse
Unacceptable and getting more so, on a steady downward course. For example, Mary’s grades have gone from bad to worse. [ Mid-1500s ] Also see: if worst comes to worst