Pronunciation of Face
/fˈe͡ɪs/, /fˈe‍ɪs/, /f_ˈeɪ_s/

Antonyms for face:

avoid, withdraw, back, give in.

Synonyms for face:

Sense 2

forwardness, status, beard, audaciousness, prestige, effrontery, opposite, visage, field, pendulum, puss, masquerade, contour, pan, endure, dial, guise, rudeness, led, brashness, tackle, frontispiece, lcd, handle, battle, semblance, sheathe, contest, dig in, mug, standing, discourtesy, fan, cusp, wristband, perimeter, go about, engage with.

Sense 3

glare, file, audacity, disrespect, sauce, crust, orient, gall, superficial, hack, disguise, pertness, coloring, wink, veneer, make of, combat, insolence, muzzle, Onto, past.

Sense 4

fob, map, Familiarity, feature, Into, pretext, sector, effect, cloak, mouth, accost, gloss.

Sense 5

cover, duel, team, crystal.

Sense 6

meet, race, assumption, replay, veil, put on, mask.

Sense 7

enter, pretense, top, physical.

Sense 8

qualify, address, ride, center, color, guest, take up, rally.

Sense 9

lie, Against, eye, defense, movement.

Sense 11


Sense 12

shoot, play.

Sense 13









live through.




look, countenance.



Other synonyms and related words:

expression, gall, endure, veneer, countenance, brass, appearance, grimace, aspect, cover, look, mouth, nerve, frontal, mug, cheek, visage, feature, crust, meet, facet, physiognomy.

outward (adjective)

outer, exterior, outward, external, extrinsic, objective, surface, outside.

Sense 1 (noun)

countenance, puss, visage, see about, combat, features, mug, address, pan, map, tackle, physiognomy, appearance, handle.

Sense 3 (noun)


Sense 4 (noun)

effect, externals, Styling.

Sense 5 (noun)

feature, lie, muzzle, kisser.

Sense 6 (noun)


Sense 7 (noun)

moue, pout, mouth.

Sense 9 (noun)

endure, standing, status, prestige.

Sense 11 (noun)

frontage, frontispiece, Chops, frontal.

Sense 12 (noun)

mask, disguise, cloak, window dressing, coloring, enter, take up, guise, pretext, veil, Disguisement, semblance, pretense, contest, veneer, race, ride, cover, masquerade, color, gloss, meet, false colors, duel, play, put on.

Sense 13 (noun)

eye, top, long face, glare.

Sense 14 (noun)

lcd, crystal, minute hand, fob, hand, hour hand, movement, led.

appearance (noun)

visage, pose.

authority, status (noun)

standing, prestige.

body (noun)

human face.

cliff (noun)


face (noun)

facial expression, brass, cheek, facing, side, aspect, confront, face up, expression, typeface, font, human face, boldness, look, grimace, nerve, fount, front.

face to face (noun)

opposite, facing.

facial expression (noun)

cast, appearance.

front (noun)

bow, nose, forepart, anterior, point, front, leader, scout, avant-garde, vanguard, forefront.

front of something; expression, exterior (noun)

frown, frontispiece, facet, disguise, semblance, map, grimace, kisser, pout, look, dial, appearance, countenance, scowl, surface, features, visage, frontage, aspect, guise, top, cast, physiognomy, mug, mask, frontal, show.

prestige (noun)

status, standing.

pretense, nerve (noun)

cloak, gall, chutzpah, front, brass, presumption, audacity, cover, impertinence, cheek, confidence, effrontery, veil, boldness, impudence.

uppishness (noun)


uppityness (noun)


be opposite; look at (verb)

overlook, glare.

come up against a situation (verb)

dare, fight, cross, withstand, challenge, beard, accost, meet, affront, confront, oppose, square off, submit, endure, stand, brave, deal with, encounter, contend, resist, defy, take on.

communication (verb)

face up, confront.

confront (verb)

brave, deal with, outface.

contend (verb)

contrast, hassle, contend, wrangle, clash, bicker, antagonize, oppose, argue, compete, protest, stand, vie, encounter, struggle, brawl, wrestle, dispute, conflict, quarrel, defend, withstand.

line (verb)

line, pack, inlay, pad, wad, Interline, insulate.

put paint or finish on (verb)

plaster, sheathe, clad, side, skin, veneer, line.

Usage examples for face:

  • It was the face of a woman, not of the world about him. - "A Man and a Woman", Stanley Waterloo.
  • One can't see one's hand before one's face! - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  • Whitney looked hard at him, but he could not see the Scot's face well. - "Johnstone of the Border", Harold Bindloss.

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