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KK Pronunciation

〔 fes 〕


〔 feis 〕

Overview of noun face

The noun face has 13 senses

  • face, human face -- (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, face -- (the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face")

  • face -- (the general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing")

  • face -- (the striking or working surface of an implement)

  • face -- (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")

  • side, face -- (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")

  • face -- (the part of an animal corresponding to the human face)

  • 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")

  • grimace, face -- (a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect")

  • font, fount, typeface, face, case -- (a specific size and style of type within a type family)

  • face -- (status in the eyes of others; "he lost face")

  • boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek -- (impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty")

  • face -- (a vertical surface of a building or cliff)

Overview of verb face

The verb face has 9 senses

  • confront, face up, face -- (deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes")

  • confront, face -- (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, face -- (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")

  • face -- (be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other")

  • face -- (turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now")

  • confront, face, present -- (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")

  • face -- (turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card")

  • face -- (line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket")

  • face -- (cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones")