Definition of face:

part of speech: verb

To meet in front; to meet and oppose with firmness; to cover with an additional surface; to make a false appearance.

part of speech: noun

The countenance; the front or surface of anything; appearance; look; visible state of affairs; boldness.

Usage examples:

  • No; she could not face it. Virginia Woolf in "Night and Day".
  • Jamie turned away his face Alexander Irvine in "My Lady of the Chimney Corner".
  • So much is obvious on the very face of the narrative. Marcus Dods in "The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I".
  • But that mother's face Payne Erskine in "The Eye of Dread".

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