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face
Definition:
f[= a]s, n. the front part of the head, including forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and chin: the outside make or appearance: front or surface of anything: the edge of a cutting-tool, & c.: the part of a coal-seam actually being mined: cast of features, any special appearance or expression of the countenance: look, configuration: boldness, effrontery; presence: ( B.) anger or favour.-- v.t. to meet in the face or in front: to stand opposite to: to resist: to put an additional face or surface on; to cover in front.-- v.i. to turn the face, as in military tactics--' right face,' & c.-- ns. FACE'- ACHE, neuralgia in the nerves of the face; FACE'- CARD, a playing-card bearing a face ( king, queen, or knave); FACE'- CLOTH, a cloth laid over the face of a corpse.-- adj. FACED, having the outer surface dressed, with the front, as of a dress, covered ornamentally with another material.-- n. FACE'- GUARD, a kind of mask to guard or protect the face.-- adj. FACE'LESS, without a face.-- ns. FAC'ER, one who puts on a false show: a bold-faced person: ( slang) a severe blow on the face, anything that staggers one; FAC'ING, a covering in front for ornament or protection.-- FACE DOWN, to abash by stern looks; FACE OUT, to carry off by bold looks; FACE THE MUSIC ( U.S. slang), to accept the situation at its worst; FACE-TO-FACE, in front of, in actual presence of.-- ACCEPT ONE'S FACE, to show him favour or grant his request; FLY IN THE FACE OF, to set one's self directly against; HAVE TWO FACES, or BE TWO-FACED, to be disingenuous; ON THE FACE OF IT, on its own showing: palpably plain; PULL A LONG FACE, to look dismal and unhappy; PUT A GOOD FACE ON, to assume a bold or contented bearing as regards; RIGHT FACE! LEFT FACE! RIGHT ABOUT FACE! words of command, on which the soldiers individually turn to the side specified; RUN ONE'S FACE ( U.S. slang), to obtain things on credit by sheer impudence; SET ONE'S FACE AGAINST, to oppose strenuously; SHOW ONE'S FACE, to appear, to come in view; SHUT THE DOOR IN HIS FACE, to shut the door before him, refusing him admittance; TO HIS FACE, in his presence, openly. [ Fr. face-- L. '' facies'', form, face; perh. from fac[) e]re, to make.]

What does the acronym face stand for?

FACE abbreviation definitions:
–  Forward Aviation Combat Engineering
–  Fuerzas Armadas Convencionales en Europa

Synonyms:

adjective
outward
outside, outer, surface, extrinsic, exterior, external, objective, outward.
noun
appearance
manner, visage, pose, presentation, light.
artifact
face.
attribute
face.
authority, status
self-respect, reputation, social position, image, dignity, honor, prestige, standing.
body
face, human face.
cheekiness
chutzpa.
cliff
crags, rock face, scarps, scar, palisades, steep rock, crag, scarp, rocky height.
color
false show.
cosmetics
makeup.
face
grimace, facial expression, brass, cheek, front, font, expression, facing, confront, aspect, boldness, fount, face up, look, side, nerve, typeface, human face.
facet
phase.
face to face
opposite, eyeball to eyeball, confronting, in confrontation, eye to eye, facing.
face value
par value, maturity value, nominal value, stated value.
facial expression
appearance, cast.
forehead
brow.
front
forepart, forefront, nose, avant-garde, vanguard, leader, front, anterior, bow, point, scout.
front of something; expression, exterior
look, countenance, presentation, surface, frontage, disguise, facet, mug, aspect, map, show, frontal, clock, lineaments, obverse, frontispiece, features, silhouette, pout, physiognomy, smirk, seeming, frown, makeup, mask, showing, guise, kisser, cast, profile, display, top, scowl, dial, grimace, appearance, semblance, finish, glower, paint, visage, simulacrum, light, air.
on the face of it
patently, reputedly, to all appearances, clearly, seemingly, apparently, outwardly, superficially, manifestly, plainly, on the surface, ostensibly, obviously.
opposite
obverse.
overconfidence
over-confidence.
person
face.
prestige
reputation, status, self-respect, standing, dignity.
pretense, nerve
confidence, impertinence, impudence, audacity, veil, cloak, chutzpah, cover, effrontery, presumption, false front, front, cheek, façade, gall, boldness, brass.
pretext
cleanups, cop-out, cleanup, cop-outs, cover story, copout.
pride
self-glorification, self-worth, selfglorification, Self-admiration, self-love, self-sufficiency, Self-trust, egoisms.
print
black and white, lithographs, letterings, lettering, black-and-white, edition, typescript, black-and-whites, lithograph, Typesetting, typescripts, newsprint, newspaper.
pull a face
grimace, glower, brave, overlook, veneer, be opposite, frown, experience, defy, cope with, lour, smooth, overlay, scowl, have to reckon with, withstand, oppose, line, dress, pout, knit your brows facial, coat, front, tackle, clad, encounter, meet, polish, resist, come up against, cover, give on to, look onto, confront, face up to, sulk, deal with.
self-esteem
pride.
self-regard
self-regard.
side
lee, hillsides, loin, loins, hillside.
top
high point, high points, finials, fastigium, finial.
uppishness
uppishness.
uppityness
uppityness.
verb
be opposite; look at
watch, stare, front onto, glare, border, gaze, overlook, be turned toward.
come up against a situation
brook, square off, sustain, resist, take the bull by the horns, challenge, grapple with, accost, encounter, confront, tell off, brace, bit the bullet, risk, eyeball, endure, stand, bear, court, tolerate, beard, run into, go up against, defy, deal with, take on, fight, brave, meet, submit, abide, swallow, withstand, take it, oppose, dare, make a stand, allow, take, affront, stomach, contend, experience, be confronted by, venture, cope with, fly in face of, suffer, cross.
communication
confront, face up, face.
confront
brave, deal with, outface.
contact
face.
contend
defend, brawl, conflict, clash, oppose, withstand, hassle, wrangle, contend, encounter, argue, contrast, wrestle, antagonize, dispute, quarrel, compete, stand, bicker, protest, struggle, vie.
defy
countermand, dare, rebel, challenge, defy, affront, counteract, dissent, confront, cross, resist, counter, contravene.
line
line, insulate, inlay, pack, wad, pad, Interline.
motion
face.
perception
face.
put paint or finish on
sheathe, plaster, decorate, dress, remodel, redecorate, line, polish, level, clad, coat, refinish, overlay, side, smooth, skin, veneer, shingle.
stative
face.
Examples of usage:
  1. He went his own way, he was silent, his face was hard and not to be read. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  2. And you are not afraid to show your face? – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. What a beautiful face! – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  4. I don't want to see your face again. – Her Weight in Gold by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. I look at your face and it says nothing. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
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