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[th air-fruhm, -from] /ˌðɛərˈfrʌm, -ˈfrɒm/
from that place, thing, etc.
Origin of therefrom
Middle English word dating back to 1200-50; See origin at there, from Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for therefrom
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  • Proceeding thus from the apex, we come to stars at a distance of 90° therefrom.

    The Story of the Heavens Robert Stawell Ball
  • therefrom he extracted a necklace of diamonds set in platinum.

  • therefrom she took twelve armbands / and drew them o'er his hand.

  • therefrom for all the strangers / was mickle sorrow yet in store.

  • If no one dared to drive them therefrom, they should at least be constrained to leave it by hunger.

    Tales From Jkai Mr Jkai
  • You will sink to the pit, and the angels alone will be able to lift you therefrom.

    The Late Tenant

    Louis Tracy
  • He said that his brother had committed the sin, and that he had freed him therefrom.

  • therefrom comes their sanction to manage the bread and butter of the rest of mankind.

    The Iron Heel Jack London
  • I know, too, the terrible situation in which you are, and I have no means of extracting you therefrom save one.

  • He was touched with living compassion and was moved to free her therefrom by pity for the grievous state in which she was.

British Dictionary definitions for therefrom


(archaic) from that or there: the roads that lead therefrom
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for therefrom

mid-13c., there from. One word from 17c.; see there + from.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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