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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a receptacle for the water used in baptism.

    Category: Religion

  2. stoup (def. 1).

    Category: Religion

  3. a productive source.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. the reservoir for oil in a lamp.

  5. Archaic. a fountain.

Origin of font:

bef. 1000; ME; OE font, fant < LL, L font-, s. of fōns baptismal font, spring, fountain



  1. a complete assortment of type of one style and size.

    Category: Printing

    Ref: Also, Brit., fount. 2

* Print..

Origin of font:

1570–80; < MF fonte < VL *funditus a pouring, molding, casting, verbal n. from L fundere to pour. See found3

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. font(noun)ɒnt

    a style of printed letters and numbers

    Which font should I use?

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


  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.

Translations for Font

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lb(written abbreviation)

– plural lb or lbs – pound(s)

It weighs 7 lb.

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