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OVERVIEW OF NOUN FACE

1) face, human face: 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

Image of face
Image of face

2) expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face: the feelings expressed on a person’s face; “a sad expression”; “a look of triumph”; “an angry face”

3) face: the general outward appearance of something; “the face of the city is changing”

4) face: the striking or working surface of an implement

5) face: 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”

6) side, face: 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

7) face: the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

8) 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

9) grimace, face: a contorted facial expression; “she made a grimace at the prospect”

10) font, fount, typeface, face: a specific size and style of type within a type family

11) face: status in the eyes of others; “he lost face”

12) boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek: impudent aggressiveness; “I couldn’t believe her boldness”; “he had the effrontery to question my honesty

13) face: a vertical surface of a building or cliff

OVERVIEW OF VERB FACE

1) confront, face up, face: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; “You must confront your problems”; “He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes”

2) confront, face: 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

3) front, look, face: 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

4) face: be opposite; “the facing page”; “the two sofas face each other

5) face: turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; “Turn and face your partner now

6) confront, face, present: 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”

7) face: turn so as to expose the face; “face a playing card

8) face: line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; “face the lapels of the jacket”

9) face: cover the front or surface of; “The building was faced with beautiful stones”

noun face has 13 sense(s) (first 8 from tagged texts)


face (Wikipedia)
For other uses, see Face (disambiguation).
"Faces" redirects here. For other uses, see Faces (disambiguation).
Face
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Ventrolateral aspect of the face with skin removed, showing muscles of the face.
Details
Latin Facies, facia
Identifiers
MeSH A01.456.505
TA A01.1.00.006
FMA 24728
Anatomical terminology

The face is a central organ of sense and is also very central in the expression of emotion among humans and among numerous other species. The face is normally found on the anterior (frontal, rostral) surface of the head of animals[citation needed] or humans, although not all animals have faces. The face is crucial for human identity, and damage such as scarring or developmental deformities have effects stretching beyond those of solely physical inconvenience.

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