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Definition of "front" []

  • The forward part or surface, as of a building. (noun)
  • The area, location, or position directly before or ahead. (noun)
  • A position of leadership or superiority. (noun)
  • The forehead or face, especially of a bird or other animal. (noun)
  • Demeanor or bearing, especially in the presence of danger or difficulty. (noun)
  • That part or side that is forward, prominent, or most often seen or used (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A position or place directly before or ahead (noun)
  • The beginning, opening, or first part (noun)
  • The position of leadership; forefront; vanguard (noun)
  • Land bordering a lake, street, etc (noun)
  • Land along a seashore or large lake, esp a promenade (noun)
  • The total area in which opposing armies face each other (noun)
  • The lateral space in which a military unit or formation is operating (noun)
  • The direction in which troops are facing when in a formed line (noun)
  • The dividing line or plane between two air masses or water masses of different origins and having different characteristics (noun)
  • Outward aspect or bearing, as when dealing with a situation (noun)
  • Assurance, overconfidence, or effrontery (noun)
  • A business or other activity serving as a respectable cover for another, usually criminal, organization (noun)
  • A nominal leader of an organization, etc, who lacks real power or authority; figurehead (noun)
  • Outward appearance of rank or wealth (noun)
  • A particular field of activity involving some kind of struggle (noun)
  • A group of people with a common goal (noun)
  • A false shirt front; a dicky (noun)
  • The forehead or the face (noun)
  • Of, at, or in the front (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or denoting a vowel articulated with the blade of the tongue brought forward and raised towards the hard palate, as for the sound of ee in English see or a in English hat (adjective)
  • To be opposite (to); face (onto) (verb)
  • To be a front of or for (verb)
  • To appear as a presenter in (a television show) (verb)
  • To be the lead singer or player in (a band) (verb)
  • To confront, esp in hostility or opposition (verb)
  • To supply a front for (verb)
  • To appear (at) (verb)

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Use "front" in a sentence
  • "From the inner side of the front crescent, a crescentic _front ridge_ passes inwards and backwards, and its inner face enlarges into a strong longitudinal fold or _pillar_."
  • "From the inner side of the front crescent, a crescentic _front ridge_ passes inwards and backwards, and its inner face enlarges into a strong longitudinal fold or _pillar."
  • "It will be observed that this movement of the French reserve along the whole front was the cause of five victories, neither of which had decisive results, _because the attacks were made in front_, and because, when the cities were relieved, the allied armies not being cut through, and the French reserve moving on to the different points in succession, none of the victories was pushed to its legitimate consequences."