Associations to the word «Face»


FACE, noun. (anatomy) The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
FACE, noun. One's facial expression.
FACE, noun. The public image; outward appearance.
FACE, noun. The frontal aspect of something.
FACE, noun. (figurative) Presence; sight; front.
FACE, noun. The directed force of something.
FACE, noun. Good reputation; standing in the eyes of others; dignity; prestige. (See lose face, save face).
FACE, noun. Shameless confidence; boldness; effrontery.
FACE, noun. The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end to end.
FACE, noun. (geometry) Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron. More generally, any of the bounding pieces of a polytope of any dimension.
FACE, noun. Any surface; especially a front or outer one.
FACE, noun. The numbered dial of a clock or watch, the clock face.
FACE, noun. (slang) The mouth.
FACE, noun. (slang) Makeup; one's complete facial cosmetic application.
FACE, noun. (slang) (professional wrestling) Short for babyface. A wrestler whose on-ring persona is embodying heroic or virtuous traits. Contrast with heel.
FACE, noun. (cricket) The front surface of a bat.
FACE, noun. (golf) The part of a golf club that hits the ball.
FACE, noun. (cards) The side of the card that shows its value (as opposed to the backside, which looks the same on all cards of the deck).
FACE, noun. (typography) A typeface.
FACE, noun. Mode of regard, whether favourable or unfavourable; favour or anger.
FACE, noun. (computing) An interface.
FACE, noun. The amount expressed on a bill, note, bond, etc., without any interest or discount; face value.
FACE, verb. (transitive) (of a person or animal) To position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
FACE, verb. (transitive) (of an object) To have its front closest to, or in the direction of (something else).
FACE, verb. (transitive) To cause (something) to turn or present a face or front, as in a particular direction.
FACE, verb. (transitive) To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
FACE, verb. (intransitive) To have the front in a certain direction.
FACE, verb. (transitive) To have as an opponent.
FACE, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) To be the batsman on strike.
FACE, verb. (obsolete) To confront impudently; to bully.
FACE, verb. To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon.
FACE, verb. To line near the edge, especially with a different material.
FACE, verb. To cover with better, or better appearing, material than the mass consists of, for purpose of deception, as the surface of a box of tea, a barrel of sugar, etc.
FACE, verb. (engineering) To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth; to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); especially, in turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as distinguished from the cylindrical surface.
FACE AGUE, noun. (obsolete) tic douloureux
FACE BLINDNESS, noun. The condition of prosopagnosia
FACE CARD, noun. (cards) A playing card which has a picture on it (usually Jack, Queen or King, but can include Ace or Joker).
FACE CARDS, noun. Plural of face card
FACE CLOTH, noun. A small cloth used to wash one's face.
FACE CONTROL, noun. (Russia) The policy of upscale nightclubs to restrict entry based on a bouncer's snap judgment of the suitability of a person's looks, money, style or attitude.
FACE CREAM, noun. A cosmetic cream to moisturize the face.
FACE CREAMS, noun. Plural of face cream
FACE DOWN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To confront.
FACE FLIES, noun. Plural of face fly
FACE FLY, noun. A fly, Musca autumnalis, that resembles the housefly and is a pest of cattle and horses.
FACE FOR RADIO, noun. (colloquial) (derogatory) (humorous) An ugly face.
FACE FUCK, noun. (vulgar) An act of thrusting one's penis into the mouth or throat of someone.
FACE FUCK, verb. (transitive) (vulgar) To thrust one's penis into the mouth or throat of someone.
FACE FUCKED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of face fuck
FACE FUCKING, noun. (vulgar) The act of thrusting one's penis into the mouth or throat of someone.
FACE FUCKS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of face fuck
FACE LIKE A BAG OF SPANNERS, noun. (UK) (informal) (humorous) A very ugly face.
FACE MAN, noun. A person who is used to present a good public face for an organization.
FACE MASK, noun. Alternative spelling of facemask
FACE MASK PENALTIES, noun. Plural of face mask penalty
FACE MASK PENALTY, noun. A penalty in American Football where one player grabs the face mask of an opposing player. There are two versions of this penalty: Incidental Face Mask and the more serious Personal Foul Face Mask penalty.
FACE MASKS, noun. Plural of face mask
FACE MEN, noun. Plural of face man
FACE OFF, noun. (sports) (chiefly ice hockey) The starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.
FACE OFF, noun. Either an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.
FACE OFF, verb. (intransitive) To confront (each other).
FACE OFFS, noun. Plural of face off
FACE PAINT, noun. Alternative form of facepaint
FACE PAINTING, noun. The application of decorative paint to the face.
FACE POWDER, noun. A cosmetic made from coloured talc, applied to the face.
FACE POWDERS, noun. Plural of face powder
FACE THAT WOULD STOP A CLOCK, noun. (idiomatic) A shockingly unattractive face.
FACE THAT WOULD STOP A CLOCK, noun. (idiomatic) A shockingly attractive face.
FACE THE FACTS, verb. To accept what is true, especially when it is undesirable.
FACE THE MUSIC, verb. (idiomatic) to accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions
FACE TIME, noun. Time spent in visual communication with another party (as opposed to communication over the phone, via e-mail, via IRC, and so on).
FACE TO FACE, adverb. (idiomatic) in person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.
FACE UP, verb. To confront an unpleasant situation
FACE UP TO, verb. To confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable.
FACE VALIDITY, noun. A property of a test in which its appearance suggests to an observer that it will measure that which it has been designed to measure.
FACE VALUE, noun. The amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.
FACE VALUE, noun. (idiomatic) No more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.
FACE VALUES, noun. Plural of face value

Dictionary definition

FACE, noun. 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".
FACE, noun. The feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face".
FACE, noun. The general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing".
FACE, noun. The striking or working surface of an implement.
FACE, noun. 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".
FACE, noun. 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, noun. The part of an animal corresponding to the human face.
FACE, noun. The side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down".
FACE, noun. A contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect".
FACE, noun. A specific size and style of type within a type family.
FACE, noun. Status in the eyes of others; "he lost face".
FACE, noun. Impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty".
FACE, noun. A vertical surface of a building or cliff.
FACE, verb. Deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes".
FACE, verb. 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".
FACE, verb. 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, verb. Be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other".
FACE, verb. Turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now".
FACE, verb. 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, verb. Turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card".
FACE, verb. Line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket".
FACE, verb. Cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones".

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche