in front

Definition of in front

  1. 1 :  in a forward position :  in an area at the front of something (such as a car, airplane, theater, etc.) We took turns sitting in front.

  2. 2 :  in the leading position in a race or competition She's still in front, but the other runners are catching up to her. —often used after out She's still out in front.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  forehead

    :  the whole face

    :  external and often feigned appearance especially in the face of danger or adversity

  1. :  to have the front or principal side adjacent to something

    :  to have frontage on something

    :  to serve as a front

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the front

    :  acting as a front

    :  articulated at or toward the front of the oral passage

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to criticize severely

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