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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: front - at or in the frontin front - at or in the front; "I see the lights of a town ahead"; "the road ahead is foggy"; "staring straight ahead"; "we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front"; "with the cross of Jesus marching on before"
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(frant) noun
1. the part of anything (intended to be) nearest the person who sees it; usually the most important part of anything. the front of the house; the front of the picture; (also adjective) the front page.
2. the foremost part of anything in the direction in which it moves. the front of the ship; (also adjective) the front seat of the bus.
3. the part of a city or town that faces the sea. We walked along the (sea) front.
4. (in war) the line of soliers nearest the enemy. They are sending more soldiers to the front.
5. a boundary separating two masses of air of different temperatures. A cold front is approaching from the Atlantic.
6. an outward appearance. He put on a brave front.
7. a name sometimes given to a political movement. the Popular Front for Liberation.
ˈfrontage (-tidʒ) noun
the front part of a building etc.
ˈfrontal adjective
from the front. a frontal attack.
at the front of
(standing etc) in the front part of something. at the front of the house; They stood at the front of the crowd.
in front (of)
(placed, standing, moving etc) outside something on its front or forward-facing side. There is a garden in front (of the house).
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