Synonyms of front


1. front, front end, forepart, side, face

usage: the side that is forward or prominent

2. battlefront, front, front line, line

usage: the line along which opposing armies face each other

3. front, appearance

usage: the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front"

4. front, side

usage: the side that is seen or that goes first

5. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

usage: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

6. front, sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena

usage: a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts"

7. front, atmospheric phenomenon

usage: (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses

8. presence, front, proximity

usage: the immediate proximity of someone or something; "she blushed in his presence"; "he sensed the presence of danger"; "he was well behaved in front of company"

9. front, position, place

usage: the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage"

10. movement, social movement, front, social group

usage: a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"


1. front, look, face, lie

usage: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park"

2. front, breast, confront, face

usage: confront bodily; "breast the storm"


1. front(prenominal) (vs. back), advance(prenominal), advanced(prenominal), in advance(predicate), foremost, frontmost, frontal, head-on, anterior, first, fore

usage: relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"

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Definition and meaning of front (Dictionary)