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1. anterior

adjective. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body.

Synonyms

  • frontal
  • front
  • prefrontal
  • position

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Anterior

  • exterior
  • centerior
  • ulterior
  • superior
  • interior
  • inferior
  • cheerier

Example sentences of the word anterior


1. Adjective
The lats are in the back and the serratus anterior sit on the front upper ribcage.

2. Adverb
The front, or anterior, deltoid lifts your arm forward.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Foot drop exercises focus on strengthening the tibialis anterior and toe extensor muscles.

2. anterior

noun. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] a tooth situated at the front of the mouth.

Synonyms

  • bucktooth
  • front tooth

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)

3. anterior

adjective. ['ænˈtɪriːɝ'] earlier in time.

Synonyms

  • antecedent

Antonyms

  • southernness
  • inner

Etymology

  • anterior (Latin)
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