What does Font mean?

Definitions for Fontfɒnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Font.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. font, fount, typeface, face, case(noun)

    a specific size and style of type within a type family

  2. baptismal font, baptistry, baptistery, font(noun)

    bowl for baptismal water

Webster Dictionary

  1. Font(noun)

    a complete assortment of printing type of one size, including a due proportion of all the letters in the alphabet, large and small, points, accents, and whatever else is necessary for printing with that variety of types; a fount

  2. Font(noun)

    a fountain; a spring; a source

  3. Font(noun)

    a basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing

  4. Origin: [F. fonte, fr. fondre to melt or cast. See Found to cast, and cf. Fount a font.]


  1. Font

    Font is a former municipality in the district of Broye, in the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. The municipality of Font merged on 1 January 2012 into the municipality of Estavayer-le-Lac.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Font

    font, n. the vessels used in churches as the repository of the baptismal water, usually a basin or cup hollowed out of a solid block of marble, &c.—adj. Font′al, pertaining to a font or origin.—ns. Font′let, a little font; Font′-stone, a baptismal font of stone. [L. font-em, fons, a fountain.]

  2. Font

    font, Fount, fownt, n. a complete assortment of types of one sort, with all that is necessary for printing in that kind of letter. [Fr. fontefondre—L. fundĕre, to cast.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Font in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Font in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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