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Synonyms for face

Synonyms for (noun) face

Synonyms: face Definition: a vertical surface of a building or cliff

Similar words: vertical surface Definition: a surface that is vertical

Synonyms: face Definition: the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object) Usage: he dealt the cards face down

Similar words: front Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Synonyms: face Definition: the striking or working surface of an implement

Similar words: surface Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface

Synonyms: face Definition: the general outward appearance of something Usage: the face of the city is changing

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

Synonyms: aspect, expression, face, facial expression, look Definition: the feelings expressed on a person's face Usage: a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face

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

Synonyms: nerve, brass, cheek, boldness, face Definition: impudent aggressiveness Usage: I couldn't believe her boldness; he had the effrontery to question my honesty

Similar words: aggressiveness Definition: the quality of being bold and enterprising

Synonyms: face Definition: status in the eyes of others Usage: he lost face

Similar words: status, position Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: external body part Definition: any body part visible externally

Synonyms: face Definition: the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

Similar words: external body part Definition: any body part visible externally

Synonyms: typeface, face, font, fount, case Definition: a specific size and style of type within a type family

Similar words: type Definition: printed characters Usage: small type is hard to read

Synonyms: face, grimace Definition: a contorted facial expression Usage: she made a grimace at the prospect

Similar words: facial expression, facial gesture Definition: a gesture executed with the facial muscles

Synonyms: side, face Definition: a surface forming part of the outside of an object Usage: he examined all sides of the crystal; dew dripped from the face of the leaf

Similar words: surface Definition: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object Usage: they skimmed over the surface of the water; a brush small enough to clean every dental surface; the sun has no distinct surface

Synonyms: face Definition: a part of a person that is used to refer to a person Usage: he looked out at a roomful of faces; when he returned to work he met many new faces

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (verb) face

Synonyms: face, face up, confront Definition: deal with (something unpleasant) head on Usage: You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

Similar words: set about, approach, go about Definition: begin to deal with Usage: approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project

Synonyms: face, confront Definition: oppose, as in hostility or a competition Usage: You must confront your opponent; Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring; The two enemies finally confronted each other

Similar words: take on, encounter, meet, play Definition: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle Usage: Princeton plays Yale this weekend; Charlie likes to play Mary

Synonyms: face Definition: cover the front or surface of Usage: The building was faced with beautiful stones

Similar words: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: face Definition: line the edge (of a garment) with a different material Usage: face the lapels of the jacket

Similar words: line Definition: cover the interior of Usage: line the gloves; line a chimney

Synonyms: face Definition: turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction Usage: Turn and face your partner now

Similar words: turn Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs

Synonyms: face Definition: turn so as to expose the face Usage: face a playing card

Similar words: expose, disclose Definition: disclose to view as by removing a cover Usage: The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set

Synonyms: front, face, look Definition: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to Usage: The house looks north; My backyard look onto the pond; The building faces the park

Similar words: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Synonyms: face Definition: be opposite Usage: the facing page; the two sofas face each other

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?