face face  /ˈfeɪs/


  1. (n) the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
  2. (n) the feelings expressed on a person's face
  3. (n) the general outward appearance of something
  4. (n) the striking or working surface of an implement
  5. (n) a part of a person that is used to refer to a person
  6. (n) a surface forming part of the outside of an object
  7. (n) the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
  8. (n) the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
  9. (n) a contorted facial expression
  10. (n) a specific size and style of type within a type family
  11. (n) status in the eyes of others
  12. (n) impudent aggressiveness
  13. (n) a vertical surface of a building or cliff
  14. (v) deal with (something unpleasant) head on
  15. (v) oppose, as in hostility or a competition
  16. (v) be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
  17. (v) be opposite
  18. (v) turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
  19. (v) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
  20. (v) turn so as to expose the face
  21. (v) line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
  22. (v) cover the front or surface of


  1. French doctors complete the world's first face transplant.
  2. As a child, she struggled to pick out her own face in school photos, and she is hard-pressed today to describe her mother's features.
  3. Taxpayers face losses on a significant portion of the $81 billion in government aid provided to the auto industry.


  1. Blackhawks face Bruins in Stanley Cup Final Game 2

    Blackhawks face Bruins in Stanley Cup Final Game 2.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Fox Sports

  2. The face of Iowa's flood frustrations - five years later

    2008 FLOODS: Vince Fiala was the face of Iowa's 2008 flood frustration - and he remains an example of how bureaucratic snags have dogged the state's recovery. Video: FEMA issues plague Cedar Rapids man 49 photos: Recovery and buyouts Register special report: 5 years since the epic floods
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  3. Face of immigration changing

    “This is really about attracting talent to North Carolina, potentially, rather than raising revenue.” The face of Latino immigration into North Carolina is changing with more Latina women entering the state at a higher rate than ever before.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

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  1. "As other states and localities go their own ways, we face the prospect that different rules for immigration will apply in different parts of the country," he said. "A patchwork of local immigration rules where we all know one clear national...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "These charges underscore the global nature of the terrorist threat we face," Assistant Attorney General David Kris said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David S. Kris Source: Times of India

  3. "We face a true planetary emergency," Mr. Gore said in a statement shortly after winning the prize on Friday. "The climate crisis is not a political issue."
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Globe and Mail

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