1: relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch" [syn: front(a)] [ant: back(a)]
2: located anteriorly [syn: fore(a), front(a)]
1: 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" [syn: presence]
2: the side that is forward or prominent [syn: front end, forepart] [ant: rear]
3: the side that is seen or that goes first [ant: rear]
4: a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts"
5: the line along which opposing armies face each other [syn: battlefront, front line]
6: 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" [syn: movement, social movement]
7: (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
8: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity [syn: front man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman]
9: the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front"
10: the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage" [ant: back]
1: 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" [syn: look, face] [ant: back]
2: confront bodily; "breast the storm" [syn: breast]
Adjacent words: from scratch | from start to finish | from the heart | from time to time | from way back | Fromental Halevy | frond | front | front bench | front burner | front crawl | front door | front end | front entrance | front line | front man