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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

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fro Synonyms

Synonyms

away, down, 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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