Textual thesaurus for "face"

(noun) aspect, expression, facial expression, look

the feelings expressed on a person's face

a sad expression; a look of triumph; an angry face

(noun) nerve, brass, cheek, boldness

impudent aggressiveness

I couldn't believe her boldness; he had the effrontery to question my honesty

(noun) 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

(noun) typeface, font, fount, case

a specific size and style of type within a type family

(noun) grimace

a contorted facial expression

she made a grimace at the prospect

(noun) side

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

(verb) face up, confront

deal with (something unpleasant) head on

You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

(verb) confront, 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

(verb) confront

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

(verb) front, look

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