Synonyms of front
1 headDictionary • Stand at the front of the line.
head • the head of the queue
lead • He now has a lead of 30 points.
beginning • Think of this as a new beginning.
top • The US will be at the top of the medals table.
2 exteriorDictionary • Attached to the front of the house was a veranda.
face • He climbed 200 feet up the cliff face.
façade • the façade of the building
3 foregroundDictionary • the front of the picture
foreground • the foreground of this boldly painted landscape
fore • no damage in the fore part of the ship
forefront • They are at the forefront of the campaign.
4 promenadeDictionary • a stroll on the front
promenade • a fine promenade running past the boathouses
5 front lineDictionary • Her husband is fighting at the front. (military)
vanguard • Students have been in the vanguard of revolutionary change in China.
6 appearanceDictionary • He kept up a brave front.
appearance • He had the appearance of a college student.
look • They've opted for a rustic look in the kitchen.
show • We need to make a show of acknowledging their expertise.
face • He was walking around with a sad face.
air • The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
bearing • She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
aspect • The snowy tree assumed a dumb, lifeless aspect.
manner • His manner was self-assured and brusque.
expression • He sat there with a sad expression on his face.
exterior • The exterior of the building was a masterpiece of architecture.
countenance (literary) • He met each inquiry with an impassive countenance.
demeanour • He was nicknamed ‘the Sergeant Major’ for his military demeanour.
mien (literary) • his mild manner and aristocratic mien
7 disguiseDictionary (informal) • a front for crime syndicates
disguise • religion is often used as an excuse for war or a disguise for power
cover • The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
screen • They put a screen in front of me.
mask • His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
cover-up • He denied there'd been any cover-up of the fraud.
cloak • Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
pretext • They wanted a pretext to restart the war.
1 foremostDictionary • She is still missing her front teeth.
at the front
, back end
2 leadingDictionary • He is the front runner for the star role.
leading • Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
first • The first priority for development is to defeat inflation.
lead • Cossiga's reaction is the lead story in the Italian press.
head • I had the head man out from the gas company.
foremost • He was one of the world's foremost scholars.
1 face onto • Victorian houses fronting onto the pavement often with on or onto
overlook • The rooms overlooked the garden.
look out on
have a view of
look over or onto
PHRASES:▷ in front
IDIOM:▷ up front
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airIf you say that someone or something has a particular air, you mean that they give this general impression.
• The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
appearanceSomeone's or something's appearance is the way that they look.
• He had the appearance of a college student.
aspectIf something begins to have a new aspect, it begins to have a new appearance or quality.
• The snowy tree assumed a dumb, lifeless aspect.
Thesaurus for front from the Collins English Thesaurus
that part or side that is forward, prominent, or most often seen or used