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Synonyms for countenance

Synonyms for (noun) countenance

Synonyms: visage, countenance Definition: the appearance conveyed by a person's face Usage: a pleasant countenance; a stern visage

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

Synonyms: mug, phiz, physiognomy, kisser, smiler, countenance, visage Definition: the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)

Similar words: face, human face Definition: the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear Usage: he washed his face; I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news

Synonyms: endorsement, indorsement, imprimatur, sanction, warrant, countenance Definition: formal and explicit approval Usage: a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Similar words: commendation, approval Definition: a message expressing a favorable opinion Usage: words of approval seldom passed his lips

Synonyms for (verb) countenance

Synonyms: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Similar words: consent, accept, go for Definition: give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to Usage: I cannot accept your invitation; I go for this resolution