DICTIONARY


Definition of FACE

noun : FACE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news" ;

  • 3. (

    ) the general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the striking or working surface of an implement ;

  • 5. (

    ) a part of a person that is used to refer to a person; "he looked out at a roomful of faces"; "when he returned to work he met many new faces" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"; "they travelled across the face of the continent" ;

  • 7. (

    ) the part of an animal corresponding to the human face ;

  • 8. (

    ) the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect" ;

  • 11. (

    ) status in the eyes of others; "he lost face" ;

  • 13. (

    ) a vertical surface of a building or cliff ;

verb : FACE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes" ;

  • 2. (

    ) oppose, as in hostility or a competition; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other" ;

  • 5. (

    ) turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now" ;

  • 6. (

    ) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us" ;

  • 7. (

    ) turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card" ;

  • 8. (

    ) line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket" ;

  • 9. (

    ) cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones" ;


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