HyperDic: front

English > 13 senses of the word front:
NOUNlocationfront, front end, forepartthe side that is forward or prominent
locationfront, battlefront, front linethe line along which opposing armies face each other
cognitionfrontthe outward appearance of a person
artifactfrontthe side that is seen or that goes first
person front, front man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawmana person used as a cover for some questionable activity
statefronta sphere of activity involving effort
phenomenonfront(meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
locationfront, presencethe immediate proximity of someone or something
locationfrontthe part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
groupfront, movement, social movementa group of people with a common ideology / ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
ADJECTIVEallfrontrelating to or located in the front
VERBstativefront, look, facebe oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point
competitionfront, breastconfront bodily
front > pronunciation
Soundsfrah'nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > front: 13 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or located in the front.
Examples
  • "the front lines"
  • "the front porch"
Narroweradvance, advanced, in advancesituated ahead or going before
foremost, frontmostpreceding all others in spatial position
frontal, head-onmeeting / meeting front to front
See alsoanteriorOf or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
firstpreceding all others in time or space or degree
foresituated at or toward the bow of a vessel
Oppositebackrelated to or located at the back / back
Spanishdelantero
Catalandavanter
English > front: 13 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe side that is forward or prominent.
Synonymsfront end, forepart
Narrowerforefront, headThe part in the front or nearest the viewer
Broaderside, faceA surface forming part of the outside of an object
Oppositerear, backside, back endThe side of an object that is opposite its front
Spanishfrente, Front, parte anterior, parte delantera
Catalandavant, frontal, front, part anterior, part davantera
Adjectivesfrontalbelonging to the front part
Verbsfrontconfront bodily
frontbe oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point
English > front: 13 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe line along which opposing armies face each other.
Synonymsbattlefront, front line
Part ofbattlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, fieldA region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
BroaderlineA fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)
Spanishfrente
Catalanfront de batalla, front
Adjectivesfrontalmeeting / meeting front to front
English > front: 13 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe outward appearance of a person.
Example"he put up a bold front"
BroaderappearanceA mental representation
Spanishapariencia
Catalanaparença
English > front: 13 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe side that is seen or that goes first.
Narrowerbow, fore, prow, stemfront part of a vessel or aircraft
facade, frontage, frontalThe face or front of a building
faceThe side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
frontispiecefront illustration facing the title page of a book
noseA front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)
noseThe front or forward projection of a tool or weapon
nose cone, ogivefront consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat / heat during its passage through the atmosphere
shirtfrontThe front of a shirt (usually the part not covered by a jacket)
shopfront, storefrontThe front side of a store facing the street
BroadersideAn extended outer surface of an object
Oppositerear, backThe side that goes last or is not normally seen
Spanishparte delantera
Adjectivesfrontalbelonging to the front part
Verbsfrontconfront bodily
English > front: 13 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA person used as a cover for some questionable activity.
Synonymsfront man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishencubridor, hombre de paja, tapadera, testaferro
Catalanencobridor, home de palla, tapadora, testaferro
English > front: 13 senses > noun 6, state
MeaningA sphere of activity involving effort.
Examples
  • "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"
  • "they advertise on many different fronts"
Broadersphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
English > front: 13 senses > noun 7, phenomenon
Meaning(meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses.
CategorymeteorologyThe earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
Narrowercold front, polar frontThe front of an advancing mass of colder air
occluded front, occlusion(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft
warm frontThe front of an advancing mass of warmer air
Broaderatmospheric phenomenonA physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
Spanishfrente
Catalanfront
Adjectivesfrontalof or relating to the front of an advancing mass of air
English > front: 13 senses > noun 8, location
MeaningThe immediate proximity of someone or something.
Example "he was well behaved in front of company"
Synonympresence
BroaderproximityThe region close around a person or thing
Spanishfrente, presencia
Catalanpresència
English > front: 13 senses > noun 9, location
MeaningThe part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer.
Example"he walked to the front of the stage"
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Oppositeback, rearThe part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer
Adjectivesfrontalbelonging to the front part
Verbsfrontbe oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point
English > front: 13 senses > noun 10, group
MeaningA group of people with a common ideology / ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals.
Example "he led the national liberation front"
Synonymsmovement, social movement
NarrowerBoy ScoutsAn international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with the goal of teaching good citizenship to boys
Civil Rights movementmovement in the United States beginning in the 1960s and led primarily by Blacks in an effort to establish the civil rights of individual Black citizens
Free French, Fighting FrenchA French movement during World War II that was organized in London by Charles de Gaulle to fight for the liberation of France from German control and for the restoration of the republic
Zionism, Zionist movementA movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine
artistic movement, art movementA group of artists who agree on general principles / principles
common frontA movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together
cultural movementA group of people working together to advance certain cultural goals
ecumenism, oecumenismA movement promoting union between religions (especially between Christian churches)
falun gongA spiritual movement that began in China in the latter half of the 20th century and is based on Buddhist and Taoist teachings and practices
political movementA group of people working together to achieve a political goal
reform movementA movement intended to bring about social and humanitarian reforms
religious movementA movement intended to bring about religious reforms
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishmovimiento, movimiento social
Catalanfront, moviment
English > front: 13 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to.
PatternSomething ----s something
ModelHis fields front mine at this point
Synonymslook, face
NarrowerconfrontBe face to face with
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
OppositebackBe in back of
Similar tofaceBe opposite
Spanishdar a
Nounsfrontthe side that is forward or prominent
frontthe part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
frontagethe direction in which something (such as a building) faces
English > front: 13 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningconfront bodily.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymbreast
Broaderconfront, faceOppose, as in hostility or a competition
Spanishafrontar, desafiar, enfrentarse
Catalanafrontar
Nounsfrontthe side that is seen or that goes first
frontthe side that is forward or prominent

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