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Antonyms for face
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term face.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. face, human 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"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  2. expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face(noun)

    the feelings expressed on a person's face

    "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"

    Synonyms:
    construction, font, formula, look, verbalism, case, cheek, reflection, aspect, reflexion, smell, manifestation, view, fount, saying, vista, nerve, locution, facet, verbal expression, grammatical construction, facial expression, prospect, formulation, scene, spirit, side, tone, panorama, feel, facial gesture, brass, boldness, flavour, feeling, grimace, expression, looking at, human face, looking, flavor, typeface

  3. face(noun)

    the general outward appearance of something

    "the face of the city is changing"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  4. face(noun)

    the striking or working surface of an implement

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  5. face(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  6. side, face(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, incline, human face, look, grimace, font, slope, aspect, typeface, case, expression, nerve, fount, boldness, position, brass, side, cheek, side of meat

  7. face(noun)

    the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  8. face(noun)

    the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)

    "he dealt the cards face down"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  9. grimace, face(noun)

    a contorted facial expression

    "she made a grimace at the prospect"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, cheek, boldness, case, nerve, brass, fount, font, aspect

  10. font, fount, typeface, face, case(noun)

    a specific size and style of type within a type family

    Synonyms:
    type, font, instance, look, pillow slip, case, eccentric, aspect, pillowcase, guinea pig, cheek, boldness, fount, casing, character, event, nerve, subject, example, facial expression, cause, baptismal font, shell, causa, side, grimace, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, fountain, showcase, expression, vitrine, brass, human face, baptistry, display case, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, baptistery, lawsuit, suit

  11. face(noun)

    status in the eyes of others

    "he lost face"

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  12. boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek(noun)

    impudent aggressiveness

    "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"

    Synonyms:
    font, look, case, hardiness, nervus, aspect, administration, cheek, strikingness, boldness, fount, buttock, impudence, governing body, hardihood, nerve, plaque, daring, facial expression, brass section, brass, side, organization, grimace, heart, memorial tablet, spunk, organisation, mettle, expression, governance, brass instrument, human face, establishment, typeface, impertinence

  13. face(verb)

    a vertical surface of a building or cliff

    Synonyms:
    typeface, grimace, facial expression, human face, expression, side, look, fount, cheek, boldness, nerve, brass, case, font, aspect

  14. confront, face up, face(verb)

    deal with (something unpleasant) head on

    "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"

    Synonyms:
    present, front, look, confront, face up

  15. confront, face(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    present, front, look, confront, face up

  16. front, look, face(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    count, await, search, appear, seem, breast, front, reckon, look, face up, depend, bet, attend, take care, present, wait, calculate, expect, confront, see

  17. face(verb)

    be opposite

    "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"

    Synonyms:
    present, confront, front, look, face up

  18. face(verb)

    turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction

    "Turn and face your partner now"

    Synonyms:
    present, confront, front, look, face up

  19. confront, face, present(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    portray, demonstrate, confront, demo, deliver, acquaint, represent, pose, give, lay out, front, look, face up, award, introduce, present, exhibit, stage, salute, gift, show, submit

  20. face(verb)

    turn so as to expose the face

    "face a playing card"

    Synonyms:
    present, confront, front, look, face up

  21. face(verb)

    line the edge (of a garment) with a different material

    "face the lapels of the jacket"

    Synonyms:
    present, confront, front, look, face up

  22. face(verb)

    cover the front or surface of

    "The building was faced with beautiful stones"

    Synonyms:
    present, confront, front, look, face up

Wiktionary

  1. face(noun)

    The mouth.

    Synonyms:
    reputation, countenance, visage, facet, image, expression, surface, look, facial expression, public image

  2. face(noun)

    Makeup; one's complete facial cosmetic application.

    I'll be out in a sec, just let me put on my face.

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, public image, expression, look, countenance, surface, image, visage, reputation, facet

  3. face(noun)

    Short for babyface. A wrestler whose on-ring persona is embodying heroic or virtuous traits. Contrast with heel.

    The fans cheered on the face as he made his comeback.

    Synonyms:
    look, public image, facet, facial expression, reputation, countenance, surface, visage, expression, image

  4. face(noun)

    The front surface of a bat.

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, look, visage, expression, facet, public image, image, countenance, surface, reputation

  5. face(noun)

    The part of a that hits the ball.

    Synonyms:
    facet, expression, image, reputation, look, surface, facial expression, visage, countenance, public image

  6. face(noun)

    The side of the card that shows its value (as opposed to the back side, which looks the same on all cards of the deck).

    Synonyms:
    reputation, image, surface, countenance, facial expression, expression, facet, public image, visage, look

  7. face(noun)

    A typeface.

    Synonyms:
    look, image, expression, facet, facial expression, public image, reputation, visage, countenance, surface

  8. face(noun)

    Synonyms:
    phiz, countenance, phizog, visage

  9. face(noun)

    Synonyms:
    foreside

  10. face(noun)

    Synonyms:
    mush, hero, cakehole, piehole, trap, gob

  11. face(noun)

    The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.

    She has a pretty face.

    Synonyms:
    countenance, image, reputation, public image, visage, expression, look, facet, facial expression, surface

  12. face(verb)

    One's facial expression.

    Why the sad face?

    Synonyms:
    reputation, image, surface, facial expression, expression, public image, look, visage, countenance, facet

  13. face(noun)

    The public image; outward appearance.

    I'm going to have to face this sooner or later.

    Synonyms:
    deal with, confront, expression, visage, facial expression, countenance, surface, reputation, public image, facet, image, look

  14. face(noun)

    The frontal aspect of something.

    The face of the cliff loomed above them.

    Synonyms:
    countenance, look, expression, facet, public image, surface, reputation, visage, image, facial expression

  15. face(noun)

    The directed force of something.

    They turned to boat into the face of the storm.

    Synonyms:
    image, surface, countenance, visage, expression, facet, facial expression, look, public image, reputation

  16. face(noun)

    Good reputation; standing in the eyes of others; dignity; prestige. (See lose face, save face).

    Synonyms:
    image, facet, public image, countenance, expression, look, surface, reputation, facial expression, visage

  17. face(noun)

    Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron. More generally, any of the bounding pieces of a polytope of any dimension.

    Synonyms:
    facial expression, image, expression, public image, facet, look, countenance, surface, reputation, visage

  18. face(noun)

    Any surface; especially a front or outer one.

    Synonyms:
    reputation, surface, countenance, facial expression, visage, facet, image, expression, look, public image

  19. face(noun)

    The numbered dial of a clock or watch.

    Synonyms:
    expression, image, reputation, look, facet, countenance, surface, facial expression, public image, visage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. face(n)

    Synonyms:
    countenance, visage, physiognomy, features, front, exterior, obverse, facet, effrontery, confidence, assurance, audacity, impudence

    Associated words:
    facial, domino, complexion, multifaced, rouge, cosmetic, grimace, janus-faced, lineament, profile, silhouette, maskoid, smirk, physiognomist

  2. face(v)

    Synonyms:
    confront, meet, bully, bluff, veneer, plane, dress, smooth

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. face

    Synonyms:
    Facies

How to use face in a sentence?

  1. Ema Richardson:

    I was laying in bed with my 2-year-old and I heard an explosion, then I started smelling burning, smoke and fire, i found my bother not breathing, with his whole face burned and his neck burned and trying to throw up a little or maybe he was gasping for air, so I called 911, she told WINKNews.com. Evan Spahlinger was taken to NCH Downtown Naples Hospital before being flown to a Miami hospital where doctors placed Evan Spahlinger in a coma to alleviate pain.

  2. Pat Moret:

    Worst case scenario is that they have to dive them out. So they're being fully immersed in water, wearing what we know is a full face mask or maybe even some sort of commercial dive helmet to make it a little less stressful for them. But it will be a truly terrifying experience.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    As a white person in America, you would've been the master, the slave owner. ... It was mostly black women who were enslaved in the house, who were raped, who were beaten daily, day in and day out, they endured physical and mental abuse. For a lot of people in America, that was like slap in the face to the black community, particularly to black women.

  4. Art Hogan:

    Earnings have been fairly good but the problem is that we haven't seen organic revenue growth and are also seeing tepid guidance from companies in face of the strong dollar.

  5. Godfather, The:

    Sonny Hey, whataya gonna do, nice college boy, eh Didn't want to get mixed up in the Family business, huh Now you wanna gun down a police captain. Why Because he slapped ya in the face a little bit Hah What do you think this is the Army, where you shoot 'em a mile away You've gotta get up close like this and bada-bing. you blow their brains all over your nice Ivy League suit.

How to pronounce face?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say face in sign language?

  1. face

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