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’

SYNONYMS
frontage, face, facing, facade
window

3‘the battlefield surgeons who work at the front’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
head, beginning, start, top, lead
forefront
ANTONYMS

back

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

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
self-confidence, boldness, forwardness, audacity, audaciousness, temerity, brazenness, presumption, presumptuousness
rashness, daring
informal 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 of

    1‘he stepped out in front of me’


    SYNONYMS
    ahead of, before, preceding
    ANTONYMS

    behind

    2‘she sat in front of the mirror’


    SYNONYMS
    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
    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
    British at the head of the queue
    North American at the head of the line
    informal up front
    ANTONYMS

    behind

    up front

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


    SYNONYMS
    in advance, beforehand, ahead of time, in readiness