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Definitions of front

  1. To stand foremost; to turn the face toward any point. Front a word of command signifying that the men are to return to their proper front Front-room, an apartment in the fore-part of a house. Front-box, a box in a play-house before the rest. In front of, before. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To appear before; to meet. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To have or turn the face or front in any direction; as, the house fronts toward the east. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To stand, or be situated, opposite to. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To stand in front of; present the front to; oppose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To have the front turned in a particular direction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To stand in front; present the front. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. face in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To have the front in a certain direction; with on or upon. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To oppose face to face; to stand opposite to, or over against. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To have the face towards; to stand opposed or opposite; to stand foremost. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. the line along which opposing armies face each other Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. the side that is forward or prominent Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. the side that is seen or that goes first Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The forehead, countenance, or personal presence, as expressive of character or temper, and especially, of boldness of disposition, sometimes of impudence; seeming; as, a bold front; a hardened front. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A position directly before the face of a person, or before the foremost part of a thing; as, in front of un person, of the troops, or of a house. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The most conspicuous part. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. The beginning. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. All the works along one side of the polygon inclosing the site which is fortified. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The part or surface of anything which seems to look out, or to be directed forward; the fore or forward part; the foremost rank; the van; - the opposite to back or rear; as, the front of a house; the front of an army. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. The middle of the upper part of the tongue, - the part of the tongue which is more or less raised toward the palate in the pronunciation of certain sounds, as the vowel i in machine, e in bed, and consonant y in you. See Guide to Pronunciation, 10. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. The call boy whose turn it is to answer the call, which is often the word front, used as an exclamation. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. The forehead; the fore part of anything; position directly before something; van; the most prominent part. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. The forehead: the whole face: the forepart of anything: the most conspicuous part: boldness: impudence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. The forehead; face; fore-part; position before; boldness. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  35. The foremost part of anything; the forehead; brow; face. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Position in advance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Boldness; effrontery. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. The forehead; the whole face; the fore-head or face, as expressive of the temper or disposition, specially that of boldness or impudence; the fore-part of anything; the van of an army or a body of troops; the most conspicuous part; a shirt-front. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  39. The forepart of anything; the face or whole face; the most conspicuous part; impudence or boldness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  40. relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  41. a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. Situated at the front. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  45. Relating to, or in, front. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  46. Situated at the front; frontal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  47. Belonging to or in the front. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  48. Relating to the face or front. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for front

  1. " Could we not go by the front of the house? – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. I was now in front of Company A's right. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
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