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fro

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preposition \frə, ˈfrō\

Definition of fro

dial British

  1. :  from



Origin of fro

Middle English, from Old Norse frā; akin to Old English fram from


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with fro


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fro

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adverb \ˈfrō\

Definition of fro

  1. :  back, away —used in the phrase to and fro



Examples of fro

  1. <ferries carrying passengers to and fro>



14th Century

First Known Use of fro

14th century


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fro

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adverb \ˈfrō\

Definition of fro

  1. :  in a direction away <She nervously walked to and fro.>




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