the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
the striking or working surface of an implement
a specific size and style of type within a type family
a contorted facial expression
the general outward appearance of something
the feelings expressed on a person's face
status in the eyes of others
the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
a part of a person that is used to refer to a person
a surface forming part of the outside of an object
cover the front or surface of
line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
oppose, as in hostility or a competition
turn so as to expose the face
turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
The exterior form or appearance of anything; that part which presents itself to the view; especially, the front or upper part or surface; that which particularly offers itself to the view of a spectator.
That part of a body, having several sides, which may be seen from one point, or which is presented toward a certain direction; one of the bounding planes of a solid; as, a cube has six faces.
The principal dressed surface of a plate, disk, or pulley; the principal flat surface of a part or object.
That part of the acting surface of a cog in a cog wheel, which projects beyond the pitch line.
The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end to end; as, a pulley or cog wheel of ten inches face.
The upper surface, or the character upon the surface, of a type, plate, etc.
That part of the head, esp. of man, in which the eyes, cheeks, nose, and mouth are situated; visage; countenance.
Cast of features; expression of countenance; look; air; appearance.
Ten degrees in extent of a sign of the zodiac.
Maintenance of the countenance free from abashment or confusion; confidence; boldness; shamelessness; effrontery.
Presence; sight; front; as in the phrases, before the face of, in the immediate presence of; in the face of, before, in, or against the front of; as, to fly in the face of danger; to the face of, directly to; from the face of, from the presence of.
Mode of regard, whether favorable or unfavorable; favor or anger; mostly in scriptural phrases.
The end or wall of the tunnel, drift, or excavation, at which work is progressing or was last done.
The exact amount expressed on a bill, note, bond, or other mercantile paper, without any addition for interest or reduction for discount.
To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field of battle.
To confront impudently; to bully.
To stand opposite to; to stand with the face or front toward; to front upon; as, the apartments of the general faced the park.
To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon; as, a building faced with marble.