Meaning of face
1. (n) the act of confronting bravely; "he hated facing the facts"; "he excelled in the face of danger"
2. (n) a vertical surface of a building or cliff
3. (n) the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
4. (n) the striking or working surface of an implement
5. (n) the general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing"
6. (n) the expression on a person''s face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
7. (n) impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn''t believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
8. (n) status in the eyes of others; "he lost face"
9. (n) 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"
10. (n) the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
11. (n) a specific size and style of type within a type family
12. (n) a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect"
13. (n) 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"
14. (n) 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"
15. (v) deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
16. (v) 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"
17. (v) 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"
18. (v) cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
19. (v) line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket"
20. (v) turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now"
21. (v) turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card"
22. (v) 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"
23. (v) be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
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