part of speech: noun

definition 1: the most forward part or side of something.

  • The entrance is at the front of the building.

antonyms: back, rear

definition 2: the position or place at the head or beginning.

  • He went to the front of the line.

synonyms: lead

antonyms: back, rear

definition 3: the area where fighting takes place in a war.

  • All was quiet on the western front.

synonyms: arena, battlefield

definition 4: the forward edge of a mass of cold or warm air.

  • It started to rain as the cold front came closer.


part of speech: adjective

definition: having to do with or located in the front.

  • The story was on the front page of the newspaper.

synonyms: foremost, forward

antonyms: back, last, rear


part of speech: verb

inflections: fronts, fronting, fronted

definition: to face or look out on.

  • The hotel fronts the ocean.

synonyms: face