Word:

Front

Pronunciation: frŭnt
n.1.The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.
Bless'd with his father's front, his mother's tongue.
- Pope.
His front yet threatens, and his frowns command.
- Prior.
2.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;
The inhabitants showed a bold front.
- Macaulay.
3.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.
Had he his hurts before?
Ay, on the front.
- Shak.
4.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.
5.The most conspicuous part.
The very head and front of my offending.
- Shak.
6.That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.
Like any plain Miss Smith's, who wears s front.
- Mrs. Browning.
7.The beginning.
8.(Fort.) All the works along one side of the polygon inclosing the site which is fortified.
9.(Phon.) 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.
10.The call boy whose turn it is to answer the call, which is often the word "front," used as an exclamation.
Bastioned front
(Mil.) a curtain connerting two half bastions.
Front door
the door in the front wall of a building, usually the principal entrance.
Front of fortification
the works constructed upon any one side of a polygon.
Front of operations
all that part of the field of operations in front of the successive positions occupied by the army as it moves forward.
- Farrow.
To come to the front
to attain prominence or leadership.
- Farrow.
a.1.Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view.
v. t.1.To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner.
[imp. & p. p. Fronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fronting.]
You four shall front them in the narrow lane.
- Shak.
2.To appear before; to meet.
3.To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street.
And then suddenly front the changed reality.
- J. Morley.
4.To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.
5.To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel.
Yonder walls, that pertly front your town.
- Shak.
1.To have or turn the face or front in any direction; as, the house fronts toward the east.
Noun1.front - the immediate proximity of someone or something; "she blushed in his presence"; "he sensed the presence of danger"; "he was well behaved in front of company"
Synonyms: presence
2.front - the side that is forward or prominent
Synonyms: forepart, front end
Antonyms:
back end, backside, rear - the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"
3.front - the side that is seen or that goes first
Antonyms:
back, rear - the side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
4.front - a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts"
5.Frontfront - the line along which opposing armies face each other
6.front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
7.front - (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
8.front - a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
9.front - the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front"
10.front - the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage"
Antonyms:
back, rear - the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer; "he stood at the back of the stage"; "it was hidden in the rear of the store"
Verb1.front - 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"
Synonyms: face, look
Antonyms:
back - be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"
2.front - confront bodily; "breast the storm"
Synonyms: breast
Adj.1.front - relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"
Antonyms:
back - related to or located at the back; "the back yard"; "the back entrance"
2.front - located anteriorly
Synonyms: fore
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