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front

 
Adjective front has 2 senses
  1. front - relating to or located in the front; "the front lines"; "the front porch"
    Antonyms:
    back, backmost, hindermost, hindmost, rearmost, rear, rearward
  2. fore, front - located anteriorly
    Antonym: posterior (indirect, via anterior)
Noun front has 10 senses
  1. presence, front - the immediate proximity of someone or something; "she blushed in his presence"; "he sensed the presence of danger"; "he was well behaved in front of company"
    --1 is a kind of proximity
  2. front, front end, forepart - the side that is forward or prominent
    --2 is a kind of side, face
    Antonyms: rear, backside, back end
    --2 has particulars: forefront, head
    Derived forms: verb front2, verb front1
  3. front - the side that is seen or that goes first
    --3 is a kind of
    side
    Antonyms: rear, back
    --3 has particulars:
     bow, fore, prow, stem; facade, frontage, frontal; face; frontispiece; nose; nose; nose cone, ogive; shirtfront; shopfront, storefront
    Derived form: verb front2
  4. front - a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on many different fronts"
    --4 is a kind of
    sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena
  5. battlefront, front, front line - the line along which opposing armies face each other
    --5 is a kind of line
    --5 is a part of
     battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, field
  6. movement, social movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
    --6 is a kind of social group
    --6 has particulars:
     Free French, Fighting French; artistic movement, art movement; Boy Scouts; Civil Rights movement; common front; cultural movement; falun gong; political movement; reform movement; religious movement; Zionism, Zionist movement
  7. front - (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
    --7 is a kind of
    atmospheric phenomenon
    --7 has particulars:
     warm front; cold front, polar front; occluded front, occlusion
  8. front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman - a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
    --8 is a kind of deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker
  9. front - the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front"
    --9 is a kind of
    appearance
  10. front - the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer; "he walked to the front of the stage"
    --10 is a kind of
    position, place
    Antonyms: back, rear
    Derived form: verb front1
Verb front has 2 senses
  1. front, look, face - be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park"
    --1 is one way to lie
    Antonyms: back
    Derived forms: noun front10, noun front2, noun frontage2
    Sample sentence:
    His fields front mine at this point
  2. front, breast - confront bodily; "breast the storm"
    --2 is one way to confront, face
    Derived forms: noun front2, noun front3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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