Found 3 items, similar to Face.
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n 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”
[syn: human face
2: the expression on a person's face; “a sad expression”
look of triumph”
; “an angry face”
, facial expression
3: the general outward appearance of something; “the face of
the city is changing”
4: the act of confronting bravely; “he hated facing the facts”
“he excelled in the face of danger”
5: the striking or working surface of an implement
6: 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”
7: 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”
8: the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
9: the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the
most prominent surface of an object); “he dealt the cards
10: a contorted facial expression; “she made a grimace at the
11: a specific size and style of type within a type family [syn:
12: status in the eyes of others; “he lost face”
13: impudent aggressiveness; “I couldn't believe her boldness”
“he had the effrontery to question my honesty”
14: a vertical surface of a building or cliff
v 1: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; “You must confront
; “He faced the terrible consequences of
, face up
] [ant: avoid
2: oppose, as in hostility or a competition; “You must confront
; “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
; “My backyard look onto the pond”
; “The building
faces the park”
] [ant: back
4: be opposite; “the facing page”
; “the two sofas face each
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
; “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
English → English
(f[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Faced
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or
to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to
confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field
This tempest, and deserve the name of king.
2. To Confront impudently; to bully.
I will neither be facednor braved. --Shak.
3. To stand opposite to; to stand with the face or front
toward; to front upon; as, the apartments of the general
faced the park; some of the seats on the train faced
He gained also with his forces that part of Britain
which faces Ireland. --Milton.
4. To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put
a facing upon; as, a building faced with marble.
5. To line near the edge, esp. with a different material; as,
to face the front of a coat, or the bottom of a dress.
6. To cover with better, or better appearing, material than
the mass consists of, for purpose of deception, as the
surface of a box of tea, a barrel of sugar, etc.
7. (Mach.) To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth;
to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); esp., in
turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as
distinguished from the cylindrical surface.
8. To cause to turn or present a face or front, as in a
To face down
, to put down by bold or impudent opposition.
“He faced men down.”
To face (a thing) out
, to persist boldly or impudently in
an assertion or in a line of conduct. “That thinks with
oaths to face the matter out.”
to face the music
to admit error and accept reprimand or
punishment as a consequence for having failed or having
done something wrong; to willingly experience an
unpleasant situation out of a sense of duty or obligation;
as, as soon as he broke the window with the football,
Billy knew he would have to face the music.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
(f[=a]s), n. [F., from L. facies form, shape, face,
perh. from facere to make (see Fact
); or perh. orig.
meaning appearance, and from a root meaning to shine, and
akin to E. fancy. Cf. Facetious
1. The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part
which presents itself to the view; especially, the front
or upper part or surface; that which particularly offers
itself to the view of a spectator.
A mist . . . watered the whole face of the ground.
--Gen. ii. 6.
Lake Leman wooes me with its crystal face. --Byron.
2. That part of a body, having several sides, which may be
seen from one point, or which is presented toward a
certain direction; one of the bounding planes of a solid;
as, a cube has six faces.
(a) The principal dressed surface of a plate, disk, or
pulley; the principal flat surface of a part or
(b) That part of the acting surface of a cog in a cog
wheel, which projects beyond the pitch line.
(c) The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end
to end; as, a pulley or cog wheel of ten inches face.
(a) The upper surface, or the character upon the surface,
of a type, plate, etc.
(b) The style or cut of a type or font of type.
5. Outside appearance; surface show; look; external aspect,
whether natural, assumed, or acquired.
To set a face upon their own malignant design.
This would produce a new face of things in Europe.
We wear a face of joy, because
We have been glad of yore. --Wordsworth.
6. That part of the head, esp. of man, in which the eyes,
cheeks, nose, and mouth are situated; visage; countenance.
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread.
7. Cast of features; expression of countenance; look; air;
We set the best faceon it we could. --Dryden.
8. (Astrol.) Ten degrees in extent of a sign of the zodiac.
9. Maintenance of the countenance free from abashment or
confusion; confidence; boldness; shamelessness;
This is the man that has the face to charge others
with false citations. --Tillotson.
10. Presence; sight; front; as in the phrases, before the
face of, in the immediate presence of; in the face of,
before, in, or against the front of; as, to fly in the
face of danger; to the face of, directly to; from the
face of, from the presence of.
11. Mode of regard, whether favorable or unfavorable; favor
or anger; mostly in Scriptural phrases.
The Lord make his face to shine upon thee. --Num.
My face [favor] will I turn also from them. --Ezek.
12. (Mining) The end or wall of the tunnel, drift, or
excavation, at which work is progressing or was last
13. (Com.) The exact amount expressed on a bill, note, bond,
or other mercantile paper, without any addition for
interest or reduction for discount; most commonly called
Note: Face is used either adjectively or as part of a
compound; as, face guard or face-guard; face cloth;
face plan or face-plan; face hammer.
(Med.), a form of neuralgia, characterized by
acute lancinating pains returning at intervals, and by
twinges in certain parts of the face, producing convulsive
twitches in the corresponding muscles; -- called also tic douloureux
, one of a pack of playing cards on which a human
face is represented; the king, queen, or jack.
, a cloth laid over the face of a corpse.
, a mask with windows for the eyes, worn by
workman exposed to great heat, or to flying particles of
metal, stone, etc., as in glass works, foundries, etc.
, a hammer having a flat face.
(Arch.), a joint in the face of a wall or other
(Zo["o]ll.), a small, elongated mite (Demdex folliculorum
), parasitic in the hair follicles of the
, the templet or pattern by which carpenters,
etc., outline the forms which are to be cut out from
boards, sheet metal, etc.
(a) (Turning) A plate attached to the spindle of a lathe,
to which the work to be turned may be attached.
(b) A covering plate for an object, to receive wear or
(c) A true plane for testing a dressed surface. --Knight.
(a) A crown wheel.
(b) A wheel whose disk face is adapted for grinding and
polishing; a lap.
the value written on a financial instrument;
same as face
. Also used metaphorically, to mean
apparent value; as, to take his statemnet at its face
(Steam Engine), the flat part of a steam
cylinder on which a slide valve moves.
Face of an anvil
, its flat upper surface.
Face of a bastion
(Fort.), the part between the salient and
the shoulder angle.
Face of coal
(Mining), the principal cleavage plane, at
right angles to the stratification.
Face of a gun
, the surface of metal at the muzzle.
Face of a place
(Fort.), the front comprehended between the
flanked angles of two neighboring bastions. --Wilhelm.
Face of a square
(Mil.), one of the sides of a battalion
when formed in a square.
Face of a watch, clock, compass, card etc.
, the dial or
graduated surface on which a pointer indicates the time of
day, point of the compass, etc.
Face to face
(a) In the presence of each other; as, to bring the
accuser and the accused face to face.
(b) Without the interposition of any body or substance.
“Now we see through a glass darkly; but then face to
1 --Cor. xiii. 12.
(c) With the faces or finished surfaces turned inward or
toward one another; vis [`a] vis; -- opposed to back to back
To fly in the face of
, to defy; to brave; to withstand.
To make a face
, to distort the countenance; to make a
grimace; -- often expressing dislike, annoyance, or
, v. i.
1. To carry a false appearance; to play the hypocrite. “To
lie, to face, to forge.”
2. To turn the face; as, to face to the right or left.
Face about, man; a soldier, and afraid! --Dryden.
3. To present a face or front.