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 for front
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

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