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  1. [Indicating source, starting point, and so forth.]
  2. [Indicating cause, reason, and so forth] because of; as a result of.
  3. [Indicating movement away.]
  4. [Indicating distance.]
  5. [Indicating removal, separation, and so forth.]
  6. [Indicating location.]
  7. [Indicating prevention, hindrance, obscuring, and so forth.]
  8. [Indicating how] using; by; by means of.
  9. [Indicating comparison, distinction, difference, and so forth.]