Synonyms of front in English:

front


See definition of front

noun

1‘a little deck at the front of the boat’

SYNONYMS

forepart, fore, foremost part, anterior, forefront, nose, head

bow, prow

foreground, nearest part, closest part

informal sharp end

rare fore-end

ANTONYMS

rear, back

2‘the car swerved and crashed into a shop front’

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frontage, face, facing, facade

window

3‘the battlefield surgeons who work at the front’

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front line, vanguard, van, first line, firing line, battlefield, battleground, field of battle, combat zone

trenches

historical lists

4‘she pushed her way to the front of the queue’

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head, beginning, start, top, lead

forefront

ANTONYMS

back

5‘she kept up a brave front for most of the week’

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appearance, look, expression, face, manner, air, countenance, demeanour, bearing, posture, pose, mien, aspect, exterior, veneer, show, outward show, false display, act, pretence, affectation

6‘he kept a shop as a front for dealing in stolen goods’

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cover, cover-up, pretext, false front, blind, disguise, facade, mask, cloak, screen, smokescreen, camouflage

7‘he's got a bit of talent and a lot of front’

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self-confidence, boldness, forwardness, audacity, audaciousness, temerity, brazenness, presumption, presumptuousness

rashness, daring

cockiness, pushiness, nerve, face, neck, brass neck

archaic assumption

ANTONYMS

shyness


adjective

1‘she was in the front garden’

SYNONYMS

at the front, foremost

ANTONYMS

back

2‘the front runners headed towards the finish’

SYNONYMS

leading, lead, first, foremost

in first place

ANTONYMS

last


verb

1‘the houses fronted on a reservoir’

SYNONYMS

overlook, look on to, look out on, look out over, look towards, face, face towards, lie opposite, lie opposite to

have a view of, command a view of

ANTONYMS

back on to


Phrases

    in front

      ‘she could hardly see the runners in front’

      SYNONYMS

      ahead, to the fore, at the fore, at the head, up ahead, at twelve o'clock, in the vanguard, in the van, in the lead, leading, coming first

      at the head of the queue

      informal

      up front

      ANTONYMS

      behind

    in front of

      1‘he stepped out in front of me’

      SYNONYMS

      ahead of, before, preceding

      ANTONYMS

      behind

      2‘she sat in front of the mirror’

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      facing, before

      3‘I won't embarrass him in front of his new friends’

      SYNONYMS

      in the presence of, before, before the very eyes of, in the sight of, under the nose of

    up front

      ‘they didn't have the cash to pay me up front’

      SYNONYMS

      in advance, beforehand, ahead of time, in readiness