Antonyms for face
This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term face.
Makeup; one's complete facial cosmetic application.
I'll be out in a sec, just let me put on my face.
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.
The front surface of a bat.
The part of a that hits the ball.
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).
to position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
Face the sun.
to have its front closest to (something else).
Turn the chair so it faces the table.
To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
I'm going to have to face this sooner or later.
To have the front in a certain direction.
The bunkers faced north and east, toward Germany.
to have as an opponent
They turned to boat into the face of the storm.
To be the striking batsman.*
Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron. More generally, any of the bounding pieces of a polytope of any dimension.
Any surface; especially a front or outer one.
The numbered dial of a clock or watch.
face, human facenoun
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"
expression, look, aspect, facial expression, facenoun
the feelings expressed on a person's face
"a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
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
the general outward appearance of something
"the face of the city is changing"
the striking or working surface of an implement
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"
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"
the part of an animal corresponding to the human 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"
a contorted facial expression
"she made a grimace at the prospect"
font, fount, typeface, face, casenoun
a specific size and style of type within a type family
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
status in the eyes of others
"he lost face"
boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheeknoun
"I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
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
a vertical surface of a building or cliff
confront, face up, faceverb
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
"You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
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"
front, look, faceverb
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"
"the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
"Turn and face your partner now"
confront, face, presentverb
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"
turn so as to expose the face
"face a playing card"
line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
"face the lapels of the jacket"
cover the front or surface of
"The building was faced with beautiful stones"
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
We will never, ever be silent in the face of evil again. Denying the Holocaust is only one of many dangerous forms of anti-Semitism that continues all around the world, this is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism. We will stamp out prejudice, we will condemn hatred, we will bear witness and we will act. As President of the United States, I will always stand with the Jewish people, and I will always stand with our great partner and friend, the state of Israel.
That high level of trade uncertainty is causing manufacturing firms to be reticent to make investments. That high degree of uncertainty is a drag on U.S. growth, the real issue is that China wants respect. China wants a face-saving way of coming to the table.
If criminals come within the reach of our law, whether they’re male or female, they will face the full severity of our law, ... There are criminals who go to jail all the time and they have children, and the children of these particular criminals will be dealt with in the same way that the children of criminals are normally dealt with.
I think this is very much on President Obama's shoulders, his administration threatened to veto a very similar piece of legislation in 2013, and since then they've done a real about-face on this and are now cheerleading for a bill that's the worst we've seen yet.
Asimple assault wouldve been him slapping me in the face, not him strangling me twice, punching me until my face is beat in, and pulling me through a broken glass mirror, there is nothing simple about that.
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