fromward

1 of 2

adverb

from·​ward
ˈfrämwə(r)d,
ˈfrəm-
variants or less commonly fromwards
-dz
now dialectal, England
: away from : away

fromward

2 of 2

preposition

"
variants or less commonly fromwards
"
now dialectal, England
: from

Word History

Etymology

Adverb

Middle English fromward, framward, from Old English framweard, framweardes, from fram from + -weard, -weardes -ward, -wards

Preposition

Middle English fromward, framward, from fromward, framward, adverb

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“Fromward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fromward. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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