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fro

preposition \ frə , ˈfrō \

Definition of fro

dialectal British
:from

Origin and Etymology of fro

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


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fro

adverb \ ˈfrō \

Definition of fro

:back, away used in the phrase to and fro

Examples of fro in a Sentence

  1. ferries carrying passengers to and fro

First Known Use of fro

14th century

fro Synonyms

Synonyms
down, away, hence, off, out
Related Words
apart, aside, elsewhere; abroad, afar, afield, astray

FRO Defined for Kids

fro

adverb \ ˈfrō \

Definition of fro for Students

:in a direction away
  • She nervously walked to and fro.

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