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front

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective
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177 in 169 verses (in OT : 152 in 146 verses) (in NT : 25 in 23 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

frontn. [F. frant forehead, L. frons, frontis; perh. akin to E. brow.].
  •  The forehead or brow, the part of the face above the eyes; sometimes, also, the whole face.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bless'd with his father's front, his mother's tongue."  [1913 Webster]
    "Grim-visaged war hath smoothed his wrinkled front."  [1913 Webster]
    "His front yet threatens, and his frowns command."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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;  [1913 Webster]
    "With smiling fronts encountering."  [1913 Webster]
    "The inhabitants showed a bold front."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Had he his hurts before?
    Ay, on the front.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The most conspicuous part.  [1913 Webster]
    "The very head and front of my offending."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which covers the foremost part of the head: a front piece of false hair worn by women.  [1913 Webster]
    "Like any plain Miss Smith's, who wears s front."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The beginning.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  All the works along one side of the polygon inclosing the site which is fortified.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  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, Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  The call boy whose turn it is to answer the call, which is often the word “front,” used as an exclamation.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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. Farrow. -- 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.
fronta. 
     Of or relating to the front or forward part; having a position in front; foremost; as, a front view.  [1913 Webster]
frontv. t. 
  •  To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner.  [1913 Webster]
    "You four shall front them in the narrow lane."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To appear before; to meet.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Enid] daily fronted him
    In some fresh splendor.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street.  [1913 Webster]
    "And then suddenly front the changed reality."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel.  [1913 Webster]
    "Yonder walls, that pertly front your town."  [1913 Webster]
frontv. t. 
     To have or turn the face or front in any direction; as, the house fronts toward the east.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

front, n., adj., & v.
--n.
1 the side or part normally nearer or towards the spectator or the direction of motion (the front of the car; the front of the chair; the front of the mouth).
2 any face of a building, esp. that of the main entrance.
3 Mil. a the foremost line or part of an army etc. b line of battle. c the part of the ground towards a real or imaginary enemy. d a scene of actual fighting (go to the front). e the direction in which a formed line faces (change front).
4 a a sector of activity regarded as resembling a military front. b an organized political group.
5 a demeanour, bearing (show a bold front). b outward appearance.
6 a forward or conspicuous position (come to the front).
7 a a bluff. b a pretext.
8 a person etc. serving to cover subversive or illegal activities.
9 (prec. by the) the promenade of a seaside resort.
10 Meteorol. the forward edge of an advancing mass of cold or warm air.
11 (prec. by the) the auditorium of a theatre.
12 a a face. b poet. or rhet. a forehead.
13 a the breast of a man's shirt. b a false shirt-front.
14 impudence.
--attrib.adj.
1 of the front.
2 situated in front.
3 Phonet. formed at the front of the mouth.
--v.
1 intr. (foll. by on, to, towards, upon) have the front facing or directed.
2 intr. (foll. by for) sl. act as a front or cover for.
3 tr. furnish with a front (fronted with stone).
4 tr. lead (a band).
5 tr. a stand opposite to, front towards. b have its front on the side of (a street etc.).
6 tr. archaic confront, meet, oppose.

Idiom
front bench Brit. the foremost seats in Parliament, occupied by leading members of the government and opposition. front-bencher Brit. such a member. front door
1 the chief entrance of a house.
2 a chief means of approach or access to a place, situation, etc. front line Mil. = sense 3 of n. front-line States countries in Southern Africa bordering on and opposed to South Africa. front man a person acting as a front or cover. front matter Printing the title-page, preface, etc. preceding the text proper. front office a main office, esp. police headquarters. front page the first page of a newspaper, esp. as containing important or remarkable news. front passage colloq. the vagina.
front runner
1 the contestant most likely to succeed.
2 an athlete or horse running best when in the lead.
in front
1 in an advanced position.
2 facing the spectator.
in front of
1 ahead of, in advance of.
2 in the presence of, confronting. on the front burner see BURNER.
Derivative
frontless adj. frontward adj. & adv. frontwards adv.
Etymology
ME f. OF front (n.), fronter (v.) f. L frons frontis

THESAURUS

front

CAT, Charlie McCarthy, DMZ, accented, aceldama, act for, acting, advance, advance guard, aerospace, aerosphere, affectation, affectedness, affront, agent, ahead, air, air hole, air mass, air pocket, airhead, airs, airs and graces, airspace, alibi, alveolar, antecede, anteposition, anterior, anticyclone, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, apology, apparent character, appearance, appearances, articulated, artificiality, aspect, assimilated, attitudinizing, avant-garde, back, banter, barytone, battle line, battle site, battlefield, battleground, beachhead, beard, bearing, before, beginning, bell the cat, bid defiance, bilabial, bite the bullet, blind, bloc, bluff, bluffing, border, brave, brazen, brazen out, breast, bridgehead, bring before, bring forward, bring up, broad, brow, bump, bump heads, cacuminal, call out, candid, ceiling, central, cerebral, challenge, cheating, checked, chief, circumference, cloak, close, coalition, cold front, cold sector, color, coloring, combat area, combat zone, come before, come first, communist front, complain, complain loudly, confront, confront with, connection, consonant, consonantal, contend, contend with, continuant, contrapose, contraposit, contrast, cortex, countenance, counteract, cover, cover story, cover-up, covering, creature, crosswind, crust, cyclone, dare, deception, defy, delusion, demeanor, dental, deputy, device, direct, disguise, display, dispute, dissemblance, dissembling, dissent, dissimilated, dissimulation, dorsal, double-dare, dummy, effrontery, empty space, encounter, enemy line, envelope, envisage, epidermis, excuse, expression, exterior, exteriors, external, external appearance, externals, facade, face, face down, face out, face the music, face up, face up to, face upon, face with, facet, facing, faction, fakery, faking, false air, false front, false show, falsity, farthest outpost, favorable wind, feigned belief, feigning, feint, field, field of battle, field of blood, figurehead, firing line, first, first line, flat, fog, fore, forefront, foregoing, forehand, foremost, forthright, forward, four-flushing, frank, fraud, fringe, front for, front line, front man, front on, front rank, front-runner, frontage, frontal, gaudiness, gilt, give upon, glide, gloss, glossal, glottal, go ahead of, go before, go in advance, go-between, grass-roots movement, ground swell, group, guise, guttural, handle, hard, haughtiness, have priority, head, head the table, head up, head wind, heading, headmost, heavy, high, high-pressure area, hole, honest, humbug, humbuggery, hypocrisy, image, imposture, in advance, in front, in the forefront, in the lead, insincerity, integument, interagent, interceder, intercessor, intermediary, intermediate, intermediate agent, intermediator, intermedium, internuncio, intervener, interventionist, interventor, intonated, ionosphere, isobar, isometric, isometric line, isopiestic line, isotherm, isothermal line, jetstream, kick against, kick off, killing ground, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, lame excuse, landing beach, lateral, lax, lay before, lay figure, le pas, lead, lead off, leading, league, lie opposite, light, line, line of battle, lineaments, lingual, liquid, locus standi, look, look out upon, look over, look toward, low, low-pressure area, maiden, main, make a stand, mannerism, mask, masquerade, match, mediator, medium, meet, meet boldly, meet head-on, meet squarely, mere externals, mere show, meretriciousness, mid, middleman, mien, monophthongal, mouthpiece, movement, muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, negotiant, negotiator, negotiatress, negotiatrix, nominal head, object, obverse, occluded front, occlusive, offer resistance, ombudsman, open, oppose, organization, ostensible motive, ostent, ostentation, outdare, outer face, outer layer, outer side, outer skin, outface, outguard, outline, outpost, outrank, outside, outward appearance, outward show, overcast, overconfidence, overlook, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, party, periphery, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pioneer, pitch, pitched, place before, playacting, pocket, point, polar front, polarize, political front, poor excuse, popular front, pose, pose against, posing, posttonic, posture, precede, precedence, preceding, precursor, premier, present to, pretense, pretension, pretext, primary, prime, principal, priority, protest, protestation, prunes and prisms, public image, public motive, puppet, put in opposition, put it to, put-off, put-on, putting on airs, railhead, rank, rate, recalcitrate, refuge, reluct, remonstrate, replace, represent, representation, retroflex, revolt, rind, roughness, rounded, run the gauntlet, scout, scream defiance, screen, seat of war, seeming, semblance, semivowel, set at defiance, set before, sham, shambles, shell, show, show fight, simulacrum, simulation, skin, smoke screen, soft, sonant, soup, space, speak out, speak up, spearhead, speciousness, spokesman, spokeswoman, squall line, stalking-horse, stand, stand at bay, stand first, stand opposed, stand opposite, stand up against, stand up to, stare down, stationary front, stem, stooge, stopped, straightforward, stratagem, stratosphere, stressed, strive against, strong, stylishness, substitute for, substratosphere, subtend, subterfuge, superficiality, superficies, superstratum, surd, surface, surface appearance, surface show, syllabic, tail wind, take precedence, tense, the front, the lead, theater, theater of operations, theater of war, thick, throaty, to the fore, tonal, tonic, top, trick, tropopause, troposphere, trough, turbulence, twangy, unaccented, unnaturalness, unrounded, unstressed, usher in, vain show, van, vanguard, varnish, veil, velar, venture, visibility, visibility zero, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, warm front, weak, weather map, wide, wind-shift line, window dressing, wing, winning, withstand, zone of communications

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Resistance

N resistance, stand, front, oppugnation, oppugnancy, opposition, renitence, renitency, reluctation, recalcitration, kicking, repulse, rebuff, insurrection, strike, turn out, lock out, barring out, levee en masse, Jacquerie, riot, resisting, resistive, resistant, refractory, recalcitrant, renitent, up in arms, repulsive, repellant, proof against, unconquerable, stubborn, unconquered, indomitable, unyielding, Int, hands off!, keep off!.

Clothing

N clothing, investment, covering, dress, raiment, drapery, costume, attire, guise, toilet, toilette, trim, habiliment, vesture, vestment, garment, garb, palliament, apparel, wardrobe, wearing apparel, clothes, things, underclothes, array, tailoring, millinery, finery, full dress, garniture, theatrical properties, outfit, equipment, trousseau, uniform, regimentals, continentals, canonicals, livery, gear, harness, turn-out, accouterment, caparison, suit, rigging, trappings, traps, slops, togs, toggery, day wear, night wear, zoot suit, designer clothes, masquerade, dishabille, morning dress, undress, kimono, lungi, shooting-coat, mufti, rags, tatters, old clothes, mourning, weeds, duds, slippers, robe, tunic, paletot, habit, gown, coat, frock, blouse, toga, smock frock, claw coat, hammer coat, Prince Albert coat, sack coat, tuxedo coat, frock coat, dress coat, tail coat, cloak, pall, mantle, mantlet mantua, shawl, pelisse, wrapper, veil, cape, tippet, kirtle, plaid, muffler, comforter, haik, huke, chlamys, mantilla, tabard, housing, horse cloth, burnoose, burnous, roquelaure, houppelande, surcoat, overcoat, great coat, surtout, spencer, mackintosh, waterproof, raincoat, ulster, P-coat, dreadnought, wraprascal, poncho, cardinal, pelerine, barbe, chudder, jubbah, oilskins, pajamas, pilot jacket, talma jacket, vest, jerkin, waistcoat, doublet, camisole, gabardine, farthingale, kilt, jupe, crinoline, bustle, panier, skirt, apron, pinafore, bloomer, bloomers, chaqueta, songtag, tablier, pants, trousers, trowsers, breeches, pantaloons, inexpressibles, overalls, smalls, small clothes, shintiyan, shorts, jockey shorts, boxer shorts, tights, drawers, panties, unmentionables, knickers, knickerbockers, philibeg, fillibeg, pants suit, culottes, jeans, blue jeans, dungarees, denims, Levis, Calvin Klein, Calvins, Bonjour, Gloria Vanderbilt, headdress, headgear, chapeau, crush hat, opera hat, kaffiyeh, sombrero, jam, tam-o-shanter, tarboosh, topi, sola topi, pagri, puggaree, cap, hat, beaver hat, coonskin cap, castor, bonnet, tile, wideawake, billycock, wimple, nightcap, mobcap, skullcap, hood, coif, capote, calash, kerchief, snood, babushka, head, coiffure, crown, chignon, pelt, wig, front, peruke, periwig, caftan, turban, fez, shako, csako, busby, kepi, forage cap, bearskin, baseball cap, fishing hat, helmet, mask, domino, body clothes, linen, hickory shirt, shirt, sark, smock, shift, chemise, night gown, negligee, dressing gown, night shirt, bedgown, sac de nuit, underclothes, underpants, undershirt, slip, brassiere, corset, stays, corsage, corset, corselet, bodice, girdle, stomacher, petticoat, panties, under waistcoat, jock, athletic supporter, jockstrap, sweater, jersey, cardigan, turtleneck, pullover, sweater vest, neckerchief, neckcloth, tie, ruff, collar, cravat, stock, handkerchief, scarf, bib, tucker, boa, cummerbund, rumal, rabat, shoe, pump, boot, slipper, sandal, galoche, galoshes, patten, clog, sneakers, running shoes, hiking boots, high-low, Blucher boot, wellington boot, Hessian boot, jack boot, top boot, Balmoral, arctics, bootee, bootikin, brogan, chaparajos, chavar, chivarras, chivarros, gums, larrigan, rubbers, showshoe, stogy, veldtschoen, legging, buskin, greave, galligaskin, gamache, gamashes, moccasin, gambado, gaiter, spatterdash, brogue, antigropelos, stocking, hose, gaskins, trunk hose, sock, hosiery, glove, gauntlet, mitten, cuff, wristband, sleeve, swaddling cloth, baby linen, layette, ice wool, taffeta, pocket handkerchief, hanky, hankie, clothier, tailor, milliner, costumier, sempstress, snip, dressmaker, habitmaker, breechesmaker, shoemaker, Crispin, friseur, cordwainer, cobbler, hosier, hatter, draper, linen draper, haberdasher, mercer, diaper, nappy, disposable diaper, cloth diaper, Luvs Huggies, invested, habited, dighted, barbed, barded, clad, costume, shod, chausse, en grande tenue, sartorial, the soul of this man is his clothes.

Insolence

N insolence, haughtiness, arrogance, airs, overbearance, domineering, tyranny, impertinence, sauciness, flippancy, dicacity, petulance, procacity, bluster, swagger, swaggering, bounce, terrorism, assumption, presumption, beggar on horseback, usurpation, impudence, assurance, audacity, hardihood, front, face, brass, shamelessness, effrontery, hardened front, face of brass, assumption of infallibility, saucebox, insolent, haughty, arrogant, imperious, magisterial, dictatorial, arbitrary, high-handed, high and mighty, contumelious, supercilious, overbearing, intolerant, domineering, overweening, high-flown, flippant, pert, fresh, cavalier, saucy, forward, impertinent, malapert, precocious, assuming, would-be, bumptious, bluff, brazen, shameless, aweless, unblushlng, unabashed, brazen, boldfaced-, barefaced-, brazen-faced, dead to shame, lost to shame, impudent, audacious, presumptuous, free and easy, devil-may-care, rollicking, jaunty, janty, roistering, blustering, hectoring, swaggering, vaporing, thrasonic, fire eating, full of sound and fury, with a high hand, ex cathedra, one's bark being worse than his bite, beggars mounted run their horse to death, quid times? Caesarem vehis, wagahai wa (expressing superiority).

Front

N front, fore, forepart, foreground, face, disk, disc, frontage, facade, proscenium, facia, frontispiece, anteriority, obverse (of a medal or coin), fore rank, front rank, van, vanguard, advanced guard, outpost, first line, scout, brow, forehead, visage, physiognomy, phiz, countenance, mut, rostrum, beak, bow, stem, prow, prore, jib, pioneer, metoposcopy, fore, anterior, front, frontal, before, in front, in the van, in advance, ahead, right ahead, forehead, foremost, in the foreground, in the lee of, before one's face, before one's eyes, face to face, vis-a-vis, front a front, formosa muta commendatio est, frons est animi janua, Human face divine, imago animi vultus est indices oculi, sea of upturned faces, front, fore, forepart, foreground, face, disk, disc, frontage, facade, proscenium, facia, frontispiece, anteriority, obverse (of a medal or coin), fore rank, front rank, van, vanguard, advanced guard, outpost, first line, scout, brow, forehead, visage, physiognomy, phiz, countenance, mut, rostrum, beak, bow, stem, prow, prore, jib, pioneer, metoposcopy, fore, anterior, front, frontal, before, in front, in the van, in advance, ahead, right ahead, forehead, foremost, in the foreground, in the lee of, before one's face, before one's eyes, face to face, vis-a-vis, front a front, formosa muta commendatio est, frons est animi janua, Human face divine, imago animi vultus est indices oculi, sea of upturned faces.

VB be in front, stand in front, front, face, confront, bend forwards, come to the front, come to the fore.


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