Synonyms for front

Synonyms for (noun) front

Synonyms: front

Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Similar words: side

Definition: an extended outer surface of an object

Usage: he turned the box over to examine the bottom side; they painted all four sides of the house


Synonyms: front

Definition: the outward appearance of a person

Usage: he put up a bold front

Similar words: appearance

Definition: a mental representation

Usage: I tried to describe his appearance to the police


Synonyms: social movement, movement, front

Definition: a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

Usage: he was a charter member of the movement; politicians have to respect a mass movement; he led the national liberation front

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation


Synonyms: front, front end, forepart

Definition: the side that is forward or prominent

Similar words: side, face

Definition: a surface forming part of the outside of an object

Usage: he examined all sides of the crystal; dew dripped from the face of the leaf


Synonyms: front, front line, battlefront

Definition: the line along which opposing armies face each other

Similar words: line

Definition: a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)

Usage: they attacked the enemy's line


Synonyms: front

Definition: the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

Usage: he walked to the front of the stage

Similar words: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place


Synonyms: presence, front

Definition: the immediate proximity of someone or something

Usage: she blushed in his presence; he sensed the presence of danger; he was well behaved in front of company

Similar words: proximity

Definition: the region close around a person or thing


Synonyms: front, front man, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman

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

Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true


Synonyms: front

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

Similar words: atmospheric phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere


Synonyms: front

Definition: a sphere of activity involving effort

Usage: the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front; they advertise on many different fronts

Similar words: orbit, field, area, arena, sphere, domain

Definition: a particular environment or walk of life

Usage: his social sphere is limited; it was a closed area of employment; he's out of my orbit

Synonyms for (verb) front

Synonyms: breast, front

Definition: confront bodily

Usage: breast the storm

Similar words: face, confront

Definition: oppose, as in hostility or a competition

Usage: You must confront your opponent; Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring; The two enemies finally confronted each other


Synonyms: front, face, look

Definition: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to

Usage: The house looks north; My backyard look onto the pond; The building faces the park

Similar words: lie

Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Synonyms for (adjective) front

Synonyms: front

Definition: relating to or located in the front

Usage: the front lines; the front porch

Similar words: in advance, advance, advanced

Definition: situated ahead or going before

Usage: an advance party; at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies


Similar words: frontmost, foremost

Definition: preceding all others in spatial position

Usage: the foremost compartment of the ship


Similar words: frontal, head-on

Definition: meeting front to front

Usage: a frontal attack; a head-on collision