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Definitions of face:
  • noun:   the act of confronting bravely
    Example: "He excelled in the face of danger"
  • noun:   a vertical surface of a building or cliff
  • noun:   the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
    Example: "He dealt the cards face down"
  • noun:   the striking or working surface of an implement
  • noun:   the general outward appearance of something
    Example: "The face of the city is changing"
  • noun:   status in the eyes of others
    Example: "He lost face"
  • noun:   the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    Example: "He washed his face"
  • noun:   the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
  • noun:   a part of a person that is used to refer to a person
    Example: "He looked out at a roomful of faces"
  • noun:   a contorted facial expression
  • noun:   a surface forming part of the outside of an object
    Example: "Dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
  • noun:   impudent aggressiveness
  • noun:   a specific size and style of type within a type family
  • noun:   the expression on a person's face
    Example: "An angry face"
  • verb:   turn so as to expose the face
    Example: "Face a playing card"
  • verb:   be opposite
    Example: "The two sofas face each other"
  • verb:   cover the front or surface of
    Example: "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
  • verb:   line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
    Example: "Face the lapels of the jacket"
  • verb:   turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
    Example: "Turn and face your partner now"
  • verb:   present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
    Example: "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"
  • verb:   oppose, as in hostility or a competition
    Example: "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"
  • verb:   be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
    Example: "The building faces the park"
  • verb:   deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    Example: "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #64225)

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