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Front meaning

front - 22 dictionary results

  1. 1. a sphere of activity involving effort; " the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; " they advertise on many different fronts"
  2. 2. 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"
  3. 3. The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. The most conspicuous part.
  7. 7. That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.
  8. 8. The beginning.
  9. 9. Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view.
  10. 10. To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner.
  11. 11. To appear before; to meet.
  12. 12. To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street.
  13. 13. To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.
  14. 14. To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel.
  15. 15. To have or turn the face or front in any direction; as, the house fronts toward the east.
  16. 16. All the works along one side of the polygon inclosing the site which is fortified.
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. The call boy whose turn it is to answer the call, which is often the word front, used as an exclamation.
  19. 19. Relating to, or in, front.
  20. 20. The forehead; face; fore- part; position before; boldness.
  21. 21. To stand in front of; present the front to; oppose.
  22. 22. To stand in front; present the front.

front - examples of usage

  1. Don't you go to the front yet a while, young man. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Without speaking they went along, and there was no one to be seen either in front or behind them. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. Rodney went to the front door and opened it. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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