Meaning of FACE in English

n. 1 visage, countenance, physiognomy, features, lineaments, Slang mug, mush, kisser, pan, puss, Brit phiz, phizog, dial, clock I don't like the expression on your face 2 look, appearance, aspect, expression, mien He has the face of someone who is very proud of himself Modern farming has changed the face of the countryside. 3 mask, veneer, façade, front, camouflage, pretence, disguise, (false) impression, semblance, masquerade She puts on a bold face, but we know she was deeply hurt by your remarks 4 dignity, image, self-respect, standing, reputation, repute, name, honour, status You might lose face if you admit you were wrong 5 boldness, daring, audacity, effrontery, impudence, impertinence, presumption, brashness, Colloq gall, brass, nerve, cheek, guts, gutsiness, Brit brass neck, Slang US balls Who would have the face to name such a hotel 'The Palace'? 6 surface, exterior, front, outside, cover, facing, façade, skin The building will have a face of white marble 7 right side, obverse, front; dial The card landed face up The face of the clock is enamelled. 8 face to face. confronting, facing, opposite, en face, vis-à-vis, tête-à-tête, à deux, eye to eye, head to head, Colloq eyeball to eyeball We met face to face for the first time in the courtroom 9 in the face of. in defiance of, notwithstanding, despite, in spite of, confronting, in opposition to Some experts attacked the report for flying in the face of received wisdom 10 make a face. grimace, change one's expression, murgeon When I said I would be there, she made a face 11 on the face of it. to all or outward appearances, seemingly, apparently, superficially, evidently On the face of it, I assumed that he was guilty 12 show one's face. put in or make an appearance, appear, arrive, be seen, turn up, Colloq show up I suppose I ought to show my face at the office party 13 to one's face. directly, brazenly, eye to eye, face to face, candidly, openly, frankly I told him to his face that he was a liar

v. 14 confront, brave, meet (with), encounter, experience, deal or cope with, come or go up against; appear before In the jungle we faced grave danger from man-eating tigers She faces her first audience tonight. 15 give (out) or front on or onto, front towards, overlook, look out on or over; be opposite Our rooms face the lake Facing page 22 is a map of the area. 16 coat, surface, cover, clad, dress, sheathe, overlay, finish; veneer The collar is faced with velvet 17 face down. confront, intimidate, cow, subdue, overawe, browbeat I'll not be faced down by that impudent clerk 18 face up to. a admit, accept, acknowledge, allow, confess We must all face up to our own shortcomings b confront, deal or cope with, come or go up against, brave, come to terms with; brazen through or out, bite (on) the bullet, grasp the nettle You wouldn't be able to face up to your wife if you'd forgotten her birthday

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.