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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Countenance (0.00886 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Countenance.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: countenance wajah
English → English (WordNet) Definition: countenance countenance n 1: the appearance conveyed by a person's face; “a pleasant countenance”; “a stern visage” [syn: visage] 2: formal and explicit approval; “a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement” [syn: sanction, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur] 3: the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British) [syn: physiognomy, phiz, visage, kisser, smiler, mug] v : consent to, give permission; “She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband”; “I won't let the police search her basement”; “I cannot allow you to see your exam” [syn: permit, allow, let] [ant: forbid, forbid]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Countenance Countenance \Coun"te*nance\ (koun"t[-e]*nans), n. [OE. contenance, countenaunce, demeanor, composure, F. contenance demeanor, fr. L. continentia continence, LL. also, demeanor, fr. L. continere to hold together, repress, contain. See Contain, and cf. Continence.] 1. Appearance or expression of the face; look; aspect; mien. [1913 Webster] So spake the Son, and into terror changed His countenance. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. The face; the features. [1913 Webster] In countenance somewhat doth resemble you. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Approving or encouraging aspect of face; hence, favor, good will, support; aid; encouragement. [1913 Webster] Thou hast made him . . . glad with thy countenance. --Ps. xxi. 6. [1913 Webster] This is the magistrate's peculiar province, to give countenance to piety and virtue, and to rebuke vice. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] 4. Superficial appearance; show; pretense. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The election being done, he made countenance of great discontent thereat. --Ascham. [1913 Webster] In countenance, in an assured condition or aspect; free from shame or dismay. “It puts the learned in countenance, and gives them a place among the fashionable part of mankind.” --Addison. Out of countenance, not bold or assured; confounded; abashed. “Their best friends were out of countenance, because they found that the imputations . . . were well grounded.” --Clarendon. To keep the countenance, to preserve a composed or natural look, undisturbed by passion or emotion. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Countenance \Coun"te*nance\ (koun"t?-nans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Countenanced (-nanst); p. pr. & vb. n. Countenancing.] 1. To encourage; to favor; to approve; to aid; to abet. [1913 Webster] This conceit, though countenanced by learned men, is not made out either by experience or reason. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Error supports custom, custom countenances error. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a show of; to pretend. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which to these ladies love did countenance. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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