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Definition of frontera

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1. front [ n ] the immediate proximity of someone or something
Examples: "she blushed in his presence" "he sensed the presence of danger" "he was well behaved in front of company"

Synonyms front presence Related Terms proximity

2. front [ n ] the side that is forward or prominent

Used in print:

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

On the economic front , the first priority of these countries is to mobilize a vastly increased volume of resources .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

The front of their column had already passed us , when another officer came riding down the side of the road , not five paces from where we were .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

He did n't , but it was not really a question , and so he left the room , walked down the hall to the front of the apartment , hesitated , and then knocked lightly on the closed door of the study .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

Bicycle gear-sets he had once used as the basis of the design for the Camden_Cycly_Company plant hung on a rope in one corner , and over his desk , next to several old and dusty hats , was a clean pair of roller_skates which he occasionally used up_and_down front of his house .

Synonyms front forepart front_end Related Terms rear side forefront

3. front [ n ] the side that is seen or that goes first

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

By this time Henri 's entire chest back - lat shoulder area is pumped-up to almost bursting point , and Claude takes time to do a_bit more pectoral front deltoid shaping work .

Synonyms front Related Terms rear side facade nose shopfront shirtfront bow nose face nose_cone frontispiece

4. front [ n ] a sphere of activity involving effort
Examples: "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front" "they advertise on many different fronts"

Synonyms front Related Terms sphere

5. front [ n ] the line along which opposing armies face each other

Used in print:

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

Johnny_Rebs from the deep_South who were plagued with diarrhoea after transfer to the Virginia front often informed their families that they were suffering from the `` the Virginia quickstep '' .

(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

Fearful of inviting a military showdown with the West which they could not win , the Communists seek to undermine Western power where the nuclear might of the West is irrelevant - in backwoods guerrilla skirmishes , in mob uprisings in the streets , in parliaments , in clandestine meetings of undercover conspirators , at the United_Nations , on the propaganda front , at diplomatic conferences - preferably at the highest level .

Synonyms front front_line battlefront Related Terms line battlefield

6. front [ n ] a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
Examples: "he was a charter member of the movement" "politicians have to respect a mass movement" "he led the national liberation front"

Synonyms front movement social_movement Related Terms social_group reform_movement boy_scouts political_movement cultural_movement falun_gong religious_movement civil_rights_movement zionism fighting_french common_front artistic_movement

7. front [ a ] relating to or located in the front
Examples: "the front lines" "the front porch"

Used in print:

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

Now raise the weight by straightening your front leg , without moving your feet .

When the front knee is straight and locked , allow it to bend again until you feel the bar come lightly into contact with the sides of the Power_Stands .

After you have taken_a_breather , reverse the position of your legs so_that the front thigh of the previous exercise is now to the rear , and the rear thigh now to the front , and perform the same movement in the same manner .

After you have taken_a_breather , reverse the position of your legs so_that the front thigh of the previous exercise is now to the rear , and the rear thigh now to the front , and perform the same movement in the same manner .

Squat_style lifters and leg split lifters would both benefit enormously by practicing those variations providing that they remember to make alternate sets with the left and right leg to the front .

Synonyms front Related Terms back forward advance foremost frontal ante first anterior fore

8. front [ n ] (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses

Synonyms front Related Terms atmospheric_phenomenon cold_front warm_front occluded_front meteorology

9. front [ n ] a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

Sposato needed a front , some labor stiff with a clean record to act_as business_agent of the Redhook local .

Synonyms front nominal_head figurehead straw_man strawman front_man Related Terms deceiver

10. front [ n ] the outward appearance of a person
Examples: "he put up a bold front"

Used in print:

(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)

The equation was simple : wealth brought them happiness , and their united front to the world was their warning that they meant to keep everything they had , let no_one in on the secrets .

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

But though I boasted and gave_off a dapper front , I was beneath_it_all frightened .

Synonyms front Related Terms appearance

11. front [ n ] the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
Examples: "he walked to the front of the stage"

Synonyms front Related Terms back position

12. front [ v ] face in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
Examples: "The house looks north" "My backyard look onto the pond" "The building faces the park"

Used in print:

(Terence O'Donnell, "Evenings at the Bridge"...)

Down through the axis of the bridge there is a long diminishing vista like a visual echo of piers and arches , while the vaults fronting upstream and down frame the sunset and sunrise , the mountains and river pools .

(Thomas Anderson, Here Comes Pete Now....)

Large warehouses flanked the street on_which the hall fronted .

Synonyms face front look Related Terms back lie lie confront face frontage

13. front [ v ] confront bodily
Examples: "breast the storm"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

The other bedroom has heavier styling , door fronted dressers with acacia panels , a poster bed or a bed with arched acacia panels and matching mirror .

(The Christian Science Monitor,...)

Writing to his colleague George_Herbert_Palmer - `` Glorious old Palmer '' , as he addresses him - James says that if only the students at Harvard could really understand Royce , Santayana , Palmer , and himself and see that their varying systems are `` so many religions , ways of fronting life , and worth fighting for '' , then Harvard would have a genuine philosophic universe .

Synonyms front breast Related Terms confront

14. front [ a ] located anteriorly

Synonyms front fore Related Terms anterior

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