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Synonyms for face
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Wiktionary

  1. facenoun

    The mouth.

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

  2. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    The front surface of a bat.

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

  5. facenoun

    The part of a that hits the ball.

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

  6. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    A typeface.

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

  8. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    phiz, countenance, phizog, visage

  9. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    foreside

  10. facenoun

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

  11. facenoun

    to position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).

    Face the sun.

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

  12. facenoun

    to have its front closest to (something else).

    Turn the chair so it faces the table.

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

  13. facenoun

    To deal with (a difficult situation or person).

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

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

  14. facenoun

    To have the front in a certain direction.

    The bunkers faced north and east, toward Germany.

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

  15. facenoun

    to have as an opponent

    They turned to boat into the face of the storm.

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

  16. facenoun

    To be the striking batsman.*

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

  17. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    Any surface; especially a front or outer one.

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

  19. facenoun

    The numbered dial of a clock or watch.

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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

  2. expression, look, aspect, facial expression, facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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, facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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. facenoun

    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, facenoun

    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, casenoun

    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. facenoun

    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, cheeknoun

    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. faceverb

    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, faceverb

    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, faceverb

    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, 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"

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

  17. faceverb

    be opposite

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

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

  18. faceverb

    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, 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"

    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. faceverb

    turn so as to expose the face

    "face a playing card"

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

  21. faceverb

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

    "face the lapels of the jacket"

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

  22. faceverb

    cover the front or surface of

    "The building was faced with beautiful stones"

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

Editors Contribution

  1. mouchenoun

    i'll gie ye a slap on yer mouche, i.e. i will give you a slap on your face, as in stanley baxter parliamo glesgo!

    see above

    Submitted by rsm.holms on July 28, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    surface, external part

  2. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    visage, countenance

  3. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    front, front part

  4. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    look, appearance, semblance, external aspect

  5. facenoun

    Synonyms:
    confidence, assurance, boldness, impudence, audacity, effrontery, brass, CHEEK

  6. faceverb

    Synonyms:
    confront, meet in front, meet face to face

  7. faceverb

    Synonyms:
    front, stand opposite to, stand over against

  8. faceverb

    Synonyms:
    put a face or surface on

  9. faceverb

    Synonyms:
    front, turn the face

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Face":

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How to use face in a sentence?

  1. Sabrina Romanoff:

    Make sure you consider the things that could get in the way of accomplishing your goal, and then build in ways to overcome those obstacles in your goal, the problems will guide the way towards solutions. This will also bolster your resilience when you inevitably face setbacks.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    Medicare recipients will face steep increases in the price of drugs and other services.

  3. Widney Brown:

    We want to encourage lower fertility rates but it can't be done coercively or by suppressing the growth of marginalized groups, if this bill is signed and applied selectively in areas where religious or ethnic minorities are already subjected to persistent and pervasive discrimination, we face a heightened risk of grave human rights violations.

  4. Jennifer VanHoutan:

    Laine had a smile on her face all week.

  5. Brad Sherman:

    Let's face it, this mission was fraught with peril, because there's no way to flee without causing a stampede, and there's no way to have a stampede that's orderly and meritorious.


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