Definitions for front

Definitions for (noun) front

Main entry: front

Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Main entry: front

Definition: the outward appearance of a person

Usage: he put up a bold front

Main entry: social movement, movement, front

Definition: a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

Usage: he was a charter member of the movement; politicians have to respect a mass movement; he led the national liberation front

Main entry: front, front end, forepart

Definition: the side that is forward or prominent

Main entry: front, front line, battlefront

Definition: the line along which opposing armies face each other

Main entry: front

Definition: the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

Usage: he walked to the front of the stage

Main entry: presence, front

Definition: the immediate proximity of someone or something

Usage: she blushed in his presence; he sensed the presence of danger; he was well behaved in front of company

Main entry: front, front man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman

Definition: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

Main entry: front

Definition: (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses

Main entry: front

Definition: a sphere of activity involving effort

Usage: the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front; they advertise on many different fronts

Definitions for (verb) front

Main entry: breast, front

Definition: confront bodily

Usage: breast the storm

Main entry: front, face, look

Definition: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to

Usage: The house looks north; My backyard look onto the pond; The building faces the park

Definitions for (adj) front

Main entry: front

Definition: relating to or located in the front

Usage: the front lines; the front porch

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