from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Turned away; averse.
- adv. Forth; forward.
- prep. From; away from.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. A way from; -- the contrary of toward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Turned away; averse.
- Forth; forward.
- From; away from: opposed to toward.
From Middle English fromward, framward, from Old English framweard ("about to depart, departing, doomed to die; with his back turned", adjective) and framweardes ("away from", adv), equivalent to from + -ward. Compare froward. (Wiktionary)