fromward

adverb
from·​ward | \ ˈfrämwə(r)d, ˈfrəm- \
variants: or less commonly fromwards \ -​dz \

Definition of fromward

 (Entry 1 of 2)

now dialectal, England
: away from : away

fromward

preposition
\ " \
variants: or less commonly fromwards \ " \

Definition of fromward (Entry 2 of 2)

now dialectal, England
: from

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History and Etymology for fromward

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 28 Jun. 2022.

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