stem from

phrasal verb

stemmed from; stemming from; stems from
: to be caused by (something or someone) : to come from (something or someone)
Most of her health problems stem from an accident she had when she was younger.
His love of the outdoors stems from his father.

Examples of stem from in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This certainty stems from the recent consumer price index update, which showed annual inflation slowing to 3%, the lowest in three years. Abid Ali, CNBC, 17 July 2024 Moody’s lawsuit stems from Florida State’s legal battle with the ACC over FSU’s desire to leave the conference. Michael McCann,, 17 July 2024 The charges stem from an incident that allegedly occurred when Young had been staying in Naugatuck. Justin Muszynski, Hartford Courant, 16 July 2024 The main difference between the Reagan shooting and the Trump shooting stems from what Hickel said was a different political landscape. Sam Janesch, Baltimore Sun, 15 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for stem from 

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“Stem from.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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