1. The front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear (synset 105608392)
    "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
  2. The feelings expressed on a person's face (synset 104687095)
    "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
  3. The general outward appearance of something (synset 104686776)
    "the face of the city is changing"
  4. The striking or working surface of an implement (synset 103318818)
  5. A part of a person that is used to refer to a person (synset 109641987)
    "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 (synset 108527687)
    "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 (synset 105608953)
  8. The side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object) (synset 103318547)
    "he dealt the cards face down"
  9. A contorted facial expression (synset 106890628)
    "she made a grimace at the prospect"
  10. A specific size and style of type within a type family (synset 106838449)
  11. Status in the eyes of others (synset 105176322)
    "he lost face"
  12. Impudent aggressiveness (synset 104845441)
    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
  13. A vertical surface of a building or cliff (synset 103318401)
  1. Deal with (something unpleasant) head on (synset 200813960)
    "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
  2. Oppose, as in hostility or a competition (synset 201081176)
    "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 (synset 202699161)
    "The house looks north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building faces the park"
  4. Be opposite (synset 202699533)
    "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
  5. Turn so as to face;
    Turn the face in a certain direction (synset 201912358)
    "Turn and face your partner now"
  6. Present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize (synset 201068455)
    "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 (synset 202142380)
    "face a playing card"
  8. Line the edge (of a garment) with a different material (synset 201274500)
    "face the lapels of the jacket"
  9. Cover the front or surface of (synset 201273753)
    "The building was faced with beautiful stones"

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