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Synonyms for front

foreground

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foremost

face onto

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in front of: facing

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in front of: before

in front of: in the presence of

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the part of someone or something facing the viewer

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the forward outer surface of a building

to have the face or front turned in a specific direction

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to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

to confront boldly and courageously

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the side that is forward or prominent

the line along which opposing armies face each other

the outward appearance of a person

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a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

a sphere of activity involving effort

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

the immediate proximity of someone or something

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the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

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be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point

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confront bodily

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relating to or located in the front

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References in classic literature ?
The officers, who had been lying down with the men, rose and began to walk steadily up and down the front of their companies.
The cab and the landau with their steaming horses were in front of the door when I arrived.
A scarred and wrinkled precipice rises to a height of eighteen hundred feet; on a tiny bench half way up its vast wall, sits a little snowflake of a church, no bigger than a martin-box, apparently; skirting the base of the cliff are a hundred orange groves and gardens, flecked with glimpses of the white dwellings that are buried in them; in front, three or four gondolas lie idle upon the water--and in the burnished mirror of the lake, mountain, chapel, houses, groves and boats are counterfeited so brightly and so clearly that one scarce knows where the reality leaves off and the reflection begins!
Quasimodo stationed himself in front of this open throat; he crouched and rose with the oscillations of the bell, breathed in this overwhelming breath, gazed by turns at the deep place, which swarmed with people, two hundred feet below him, and at that enormous, brazen tongue which came, second after second, to howl in his ear.
The couple in front of them kept their distance accurately, and appeared, so far as Denham could judge by the way they turned towards each other, to be talking very constantly.
But everything was spoiled for the owner as he walked on the gravel in front and awaited the descent of Mr.
they yelled, and in a flash turned their white sides to the front.
Certain it is that, some fifteen or twenty years after the settlement of the town, the wooden jail was already marked with weather-stains and other indications of age, which gave a yet darker aspect to its beetle-browed and gloomy front.
So all that morning Jip stood in the front part of the ship, sniffing the wind and pointing the way for the Doctor to steer; while all the animals and the little boy stood round with their eyes wide open, watching the dog in wonder.
But you must put yourselves in front of me, so that no one can see.
In front of Donaldson's Hospital, John counted it good fortune to perceive a cab a great way of, and by much shouting and waving of his arm, to catch the notice of the driver.
I understand both these sides to be not only returns, but parts of the front; and to be uniform without, though severally partitioned within; and to be on both sides of a great and stately tower, in the midst of the front, that, as it were, joineth them together on either hand.
A steep curve of heath-clad land, an outlying spur of the moor, lay in front of us.
Staggering along in Frome's wake I floundered toward it, and in the darkness almost fell into one of the deep drifts against the front of the house.
The lady will excuse the front kitchen; we use it as our workaday sitting-room.