Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a front; formed with a front.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Formed with a front; drawn up in line.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of front.
  • adjective Formed with a front; drawn up in line.

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Examples

  • That apparently was the idea fronted by the administration and thwarted by the Liberals...er, I mean Democrats.

    Dear Mr. Obama . . .

  • Could that have been the reason she "fronted" the ABC special for about 3 minutes and then handed it over to Martin Brashir?

    Mike Hegedus: "Thriller" Gone, ABC and NBC "'Bad," They "Beat It"

  • And secondly, in terms of grammar what exactly is "fronted" in these examples?

    On whatever will be will ... be

  • It furthermore has to be taken into account that Expatica uses press releases from the Dutch industries information bureau ANP, which is owned and 'fronted' by the multinational Fentener van Vlissingen.

    Mysterious Death, Police Tech - Dragnet & Politics (FPF)

  • It furthermore has to be taken into account that Expatica uses press releases from the Dutch industries information bureau ANP, which is owned and 'fronted' by the multinational Fentener van Vlissingen.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Also in the dock with Rodley was sex shop owner and "willing gopher" David Nash, 47, from Shelby Road, Durrington, West Sussex, who "fronted" some of the bank accounts.

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  • The rep at PayPal said the the money had been "fronted" to Skype in anticipation of my bank account sending the same to my PayPal account.

    The Industry Standard - Comments

  • As a kid back in Kansas, I'd just gotten my first page-one byline -- "fronted" is what it's called in the business.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • The rep at PayPal said the the money had been "fronted" to Skype in anticipation of my bank account sending the same to my PayPal account.

    The Industry Standard - Comments

  • Also in the dock with Rodley was sex shop owner and "willing gopher" David Nash, 47, from Shelby Road, Durrington, West Sussex, who "fronted" some of the bank accounts.

    The Guardian World News

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