Synonyms of 'front'
the beginning, opening, or first partStand at the front of the line.
a position or place directly before or aheadAttached to the front of the house was a veranda.
that part or side that is forward, or most often seen or usedthe front of the picture
a promenade at a seaside resorta stroll on the front
the total area in which opposing armies face each otherHer husband is fighting at the front.
Students have been in the vanguard of revolutionary change.
an outward appearanceHe kept up a brave front.
He had the appearance of a college student.
They've opted for a rustic look in the kitchen.
We need to make a show of acknowledging their expertise.
He was walking around with a sad face.
The meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
She later wrote warmly of his bearing and behaviour.
The snowy tree assumed a lifeless aspect.
His manner was self-assured and brusque.
He sat there with a sad expression on his face.
The exterior of the building was a masterpiece of architecture.
He met each inquiry with an impassive countenance.
He was nicknamed ‘the Sergeant Major’ for his military demeanour.
his mild manner and aristocratic mien
a business or other activity serving as a respectable cover for another, usually criminal, organization(informal) a front for crime syndicates
religion is often used as an excuse for war or a disguise for power
The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
They put a screen in front of me.
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
He denied there'd been any cover-up of the fraud.
Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
They wanted a pretext to restart the war.
He excused himself on the pretext of a stomach ache.
of, at, or in the frontShe is still missing her front teeth.
of, at, or in the frontHe is the front runner for the star role.
Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
The first priority for development is to defeat inflation.
Cossiga's reaction is the lead story in the Italian press.
I had the head man out from the gas company.
He was one of the world's foremost scholars.
to face (onto)Victorian houses fronting onto the pavement
The rooms overlooked the garden.
look out on,
have a view of,
look over or onto
to be the leader of (a band) on stageHe fronted a formidable band of guerilla fighters.
See in front
See in front of
See up front
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in the sense of air
a distinctive quality, appearance, or mannerThe meal gave the occasion an almost festive air.
in the sense of aspect
appearance or lookThe snowy tree assumed a lifeless aspect.
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