• To face (on, to); to be pointed in a given direction.
  • To face, be opposite to.
  • To face up to, to meet head-on, to confront.
  • To adorn the front of; to put on the front.
  • To pronounce with the tongue in a front position.
  • To move (a word or clause) to the start of a sentence (or series of adjectives, etc).
  • To act as a front (for); to cover (for).
  • To lead or be the spokesperson of (a campaign, organisation etc.).
  • To provide money or financial assistance in advance to.
  • To assume false or disingenuous appearances.
  • To deceive or attempt to deceive someone with false or disingenuous appearances (on).
  • To appear before.


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  • bow (of a ship)


  • From Middle English front, frunt, frount, from Old French front, frunt, from Latin frons ("forehead").

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