Of or relating to the initial phase of a project or process.
A front-end investment.
Of or relating to the forward parts of a vehicle.
A front-end alignment.
Of or relating to the part of a software system or online service that the user interacts with.
A front-end application.
Of or relating to the part of a business that is accessible or visible to the general public.
Designating, of, or having to do with a contract, financial arrangement, etc. in which specified payments, costs, etc. are payable in advance.
The head, starting point or input side in a system. For example, it may refer to the graphical interface on a user's workstation where all data are entered or to a communications system, such as a front end processor or TP monitor that accepts incoming transactions and messages. See back end.
Alternative form of front end.