front for

front for
cover (see substitution).
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Foremost part
Nouns
1. front, forefront, fore, forepart; foreground; face, disk, frontage, facade, proscenium, frontispiece; downstage; obverse; beginning. See precedence.
2. (what's in front) front rank, front lines; flagship; van, vanguard; advanced guard; outpost. See priority.
3. (appearance in front) face, brow, forehead, chin, visage, physiognomy, countenance, features; rostrum; false front; beak; bow, stem, prow, jib, cutting edge; beachhead, bridgehead. Slang, dial, map, mug, puss, kisser. See body.
Verbs — be or stand in front, head [up]; front, face, confront, look in the eye or face, defy (see defiance); bend forward; come to the front or the fore.
Adjectives — front, fore, frontal, forward; downstage.
Adverbs — frontward, in front, to the fore; before, in the van, ahead, right ahead; foremost, headmost; in the foreground, in the lee; in one's face, before one's face or eyes, dead ahead; face-to-face, vis-à-vis.
Antonyms, see rear.

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