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Definitions of front

  1.   the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; " he walked to the front of the stage"
  2.   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"
  3.   the line along which opposing armies face each other
  4.   To stand, or be situated, opposite to.
  5.   To have or turn the face or front in any direction; as, the house fronts toward the east.
  6.   ( meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
  7.   The forehead: the whole face: the forepart of anything: the most conspicuous part: boldness: impudence.
  8.   Relating to the face or front.
  9.   The most conspicuous part.
  10.   The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.
  11.   located anteriorly
  12.   Boldness; effrontery.
  13.   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.
  14.   To face toward; confront.
  15.   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"
  16.   The forehead; the fore part of anything; position directly before something; van; the most prominent part.
  17.   To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel.
  18.   To stand in front; present the front.
  19.   To have the face towards; to stand opposed or opposite; to stand foremost.
  20.   confront bodily; " breast the storm"
  21.   To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.
  22.   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"
  23.   To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street.
  24.   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.
  25.   The call boy whose turn it is to answer the call, which is often the word front, used as an exclamation.
  26.   That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.
  27.   To have the front turned in a particular direction.
  28.   To have the front in a certain direction; with on or upon.
  29.   a sphere of activity involving effort; " the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; " they advertise on many different fronts"
  30.   the outward appearance of a person; " he put up a bold front"
  31.   To appear before; to meet.
  32.   The forehead; face; fore- part; position before; boldness.
  33.   To oppose face to face; to stand opposite to, or over against.
  34.   The forepart of anything; the face or whole face; the most conspicuous part; impudence or boldness.
  35.   Situated at the front; frontal.
  36.   To stand in front of; present the front to; oppose.
  37.   All the works along one side of the polygon inclosing the site which is fortified.
  38.   Position in advance.
  39.   The beginning.
  40.   Belonging to or in the front.
  41.   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"
  42.   the side that is seen or that goes first
  43.   the side that is forward or prominent
  44.   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.
  45.   The foremost part of anything; the forehead; brow; face.
  46.   Relating to, or in, front.
  47.   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.
  48.   a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
  49.   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.
  50.   Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view.
  51.   To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner.
  52.   Situated at the front.
  53.   relating to or located in the front; " the front lines"; " the front porch"
  54.   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.

Quotes of front

  1. I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother. – Danny Aiello
  2. If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle. – Hillary Clinton
  3. I'm constantly being influenced by the soul that's directly in front of me. – Dick Dale
  4. We discussed buying a defender. The view was the priority at that time given the way we were playing was that we needed support up front and that is why we bought Louis Saha. – David Gill
  5. I'm never getting too lonely because it's the kind of disease where you might sit in front of the TV with three bags of biscuits, rather than communicate with the world. – Geri Halliwell
  6. I want to get a vending machine, with fun sized candy bars, and the glass in front is a magnifying glass. You'll be mad, but it will be too late. – Mitch Hedberg
  7. I was upset with Delbert, because there he was going again and pushing me out in front without asking me. – Cheryl Lynn
  8. Every time I go to the theater, there's something about the atmosphere, seeing something unfold live in front of an audience, that you can't get out of your system. – John Madden
  9. I feel more comfortable in front of a camera than anywhere else. – Donna Mills
  10. And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas. – Cleo Moore
  11. I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw; it needs no amplification. Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum. But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night. – Buddy Rich
  12. When you perform in front of an audience after only two days of rehearsal, you're flying by the seat of your pants- particularly when they're rewriting the show right up to the moment the camera goes on. – Michael Richards
  13. Allied supplies of arms to Russia, and the manpower reserves of Russia have been sufficient to bring continuous counter -attacks against our Eastern Front – Hjalmar Schacht
  14. On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other liberation struggle in this region could count on- our liberation front is characterized by relatively highly developed class forces, tested in political struggles. – Joe Slovo
  15. I guess I just don't like being physically in front of people I don't know very well, because I expect to be "seen through," or, even worse, instantly hated. – Chris Ware

Usage examples for front

  1. Cut open just a bit front and back. ” – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. “ Hanaud stood in front of Ricardo, smiling. ” – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  3. The man in front of me kept getting in the way." ” – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  4. “ Is he in the front office? ” – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  5. It was impossible to see more than a few feet in front of them because of the darkness. ” – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  6. Let me go in front of you. ” – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  7. She did not look toward him, but straight in front of her. ” – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. Both went into the front room. ” – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  9. The sun's getting around pretty well in front – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  10. It was in front of him ... ” – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  11. “ " Up we go," she said, and moved to take the front – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  12. He was as surprised as any one would naturally be to find one not fifty feet from their front door. ” – Cat and Mouse by Ralph Williams
  13. The door, the big front door. ” – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  14. Them old boys down front seemed to know what they was howlin' about. ” – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  15. “ I was now in front of Company A's right. ” – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  16. “ " Could we not go by the front of the house? ” – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  17. “ I could not see What was just in front of me! ” – Punch, or the London Charivari, November 4th 1893 by Various
  18. We won't go in from the front as they expect us to do. ” – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North
  19. When they were all ready to go to bed, Joy wanted the front side. ” – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  20. “ I want to show you something on the front – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett

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