– definition :

  • (noun)
    1. a vertical surface of a building or cliff (context:artifact)
    2. the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object) (context:artifact)
    3. the striking or working surface of an implement (context:artifact)
    4. the general outward appearance of something (context:attribute)
    5. the feelings expressed on a person’s face (context:attribute)
    6. impudent aggressiveness (context:attribute)
    7. status in the eyes of others (context:attribute)
    8. the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear (context:body)
    9. the part of an animal corresponding to the human face (context:body)
    10. a specific size and style of type within a type family (context:communication)
    11. a contorted facial expression (context:communication)
    12. a surface forming part of the outside of an object (context:location)
    13. a part of a person that is used to refer to a person (context:person)
  • (verb)
    1. deal with (something unpleasant) head on (context:communication)
    2. present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize (context:communication)
    3. oppose, as in hostility or a competition (context:competition)
    4. cover the front or surface of (context:contact)
    5. line the edge (of a garment) with a different material (context:contact)
    6. turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction (context:motion)
    7. turn so as to expose the face (context:perception)
    8. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to (context:stative)
    9. be opposite (context:stative)

– Sample : “face”

  • An enormous dilemma faces us
  • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes
  • He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions
  • I couldn’t believe her boldness
  • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring
  • My backyard look onto the pond
  • The building faces the park
  • The building was faced with beautiful stones
  • The house looks north
  • The two enemies finally confronted each other
  • Turn and face your partner now
  • We confronted him with the evidence
  • You must confront your opponent
  • You must confront your problems
  • a look of triumph
  • a sad expression
  • an angry face
  • dew dripped from the face of the leaf
  • face a playing card
  • face the lapels of the jacket
  • he dealt the cards face down
  • he examined all sides of the crystal
  • he had the effrontery to question my honesty
  • he looked out at a roomful of faces
  • he lost face
  • he washed his face
  • she made a grimace at the prospect
  • the face of the city is changing
  • the facing page
  • the two sofas face each other
  • they travelled across the face of the continent
  • when he returned to work he met many new faces