Meaning of face

Definition of face

(noun) 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"
the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
the general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing"
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"
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"
the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect"
status in the eyes of others; "he lost face"
impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
(verb) deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
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"
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"
be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now"
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"
turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card"
line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket"
cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones"

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