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front

front

 
pronunciation:
fruhnt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
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
similar words:
face
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
similar words:
action, theater
definition 4: the forward edge of a mass of cold or warm air.
It started to rain as the cold front came closer.
similar words:
edge
 
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
similar words:
right
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fronted, fronting, fronts
definition: to face or look out on.
The hotel fronts the ocean.
synonyms:
face