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1. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the side that is forward or prominent.

Synonyms

  • head
  • face
  • side
  • forepart
  • front end

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • natural depression
  • reverse
  • starboard

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Front

  • vanbrunt
  • stunt
  • klundt
  • grunt
  • glunt
  • brunt
  • blunt
  • sundt
  • shunt
  • runte
  • punt
  • pundt
  • munt
  • mundt
  • lunt
  • lundt
  • jundt
  • hunte
  • hunt
  • hundt
  • cunt
  • bunte
  • bunt

Sentences with front


1. Noun, singular or mass
You sit in front of the wheel and lean forward to work with the clay.

Quotes about front


1. Don’t walk in front of me… I may not followDon’t walk behind me… I may not leadWalk beside me… just be my friend
- Albert Camus

2. I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut!
- Sean Patrick Thomas

3. A good friend will always stab you in the front.
- Oscar Wilde

2. front

adjective. ['ˈfrʌnt'] relating to or located in the front.

Synonyms

  • anterior
  • head-on
  • frontmost
  • foremost
  • first
  • fore
  • frontal
  • advanced
  • advance

Antonyms

  • aft
  • back
  • posterior
  • alignment

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the line along which opposing armies face each other.

Synonyms

  • field
  • front line
  • line
  • field of honor
  • battleground
  • battlefield
  • battlefront

Antonyms

  • obverse
  • top
  • bottom
  • backward

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the outward appearance of a person.

Antonyms

  • proportional font

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. front

verb. ['ˈfrʌnt'] confront bodily.

Synonyms

  • face
  • confront

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • demote
  • fall back

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the side that is seen or that goes first.

Synonyms

  • nose cone
  • storefront
  • frontispiece
  • nose
  • face
  • side
  • fore
  • shopfront
  • frontal
  • bow
  • shirtfront
  • frontage
  • stem
  • prow
  • facade

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • pull

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. front

verb. ['ˈfrʌnt'] be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to.

Synonyms

  • confront
  • lie
  • look

Antonyms

  • regress
  • worsen
  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] a person used as a cover for some questionable activity.

Synonyms

  • straw man
  • figurehead
  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • beguiler
  • front man
  • strawman
  • cheater
  • nominal head

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • late
  • middle
  • secondary

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals.

Synonyms

  • falun gong
  • social group
  • Free French
  • Fighting French
  • movement
  • artistic movement
  • art movement
  • religious movement
  • Zionist movement
  • reform movement
  • Boy Scouts
  • ecumenism
  • oecumenism
  • common front
  • political movement
  • Zionism
  • Civil Rights movement
  • cultural movement

Antonyms

  • windward
  • avoid
  • uncover
  • descent

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. front

noun. ['ˈfrʌnt'] the immediate proximity of someone or something.

Synonyms

  • presence

Antonyms

  • subsequent
  • amicable

Etymology

  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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