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Definition of "faces" []

  • The front of the head from the forehead to the lower jaw; visage (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The expression of the countenance; look (noun)
  • A distorted expression, esp to indicate disgust; grimace (noun)
  • Make-up (esp in the phrase put one's face on) (noun)
  • Outward appearance (noun)
  • Appearance or pretence (esp in the phrases put a bold, good, bad, etc, face on) (noun)
  • Worth in the eyes of others; dignity (esp in the phrases lose or save face) (noun)
  • Impudence or effrontery (noun)
  • The main side of an object, building, etc, or the front (noun)
  • The marked surface of an instrument, esp the dial of a timepiece (noun)
  • The functional or working side of an object, as of a tool or playing card (noun)
  • The exposed area of a mine from which coal, ore, etc, may be mined (noun)
  • The uppermost part or surface (noun)
  • Any one of the plane surfaces of a crystal or other solid figure (noun)
  • A steep side of a mountain, bounded by ridges (noun)
  • Either of the surfaces of a coin, esp the one that bears the head of a ruler (noun)
  • A well-known or important person (noun)
  • The printing surface of any type character (noun)
  • The style, the design, or sometimes the size of any type fount (noun)
  • The print made from type (noun)
  • The aft or near side of a propeller blade (noun)
  • To look or be situated or placed (in a specified direction) (verb)
  • To be opposite (verb)
  • To meet or be confronted by (verb)
  • To accept or deal with something (verb)
  • To provide with a surface of a different material (verb)
  • To dress the surface of (stone or other material) (verb)
  • To expose (a card) with the face uppermost (verb)
  • To order (a formation) to turn in a certain direction or (of a formation) to turn as required (verb)
  • (of the referee) to drop (the puck) between two opposing players, as when starting or restarting play (verb)
  • To start or restart play in this manner (verb)
  • Plural form of face. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of face. (verb)

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Use "faces" in a sentence
  • "They wore turbans too, and thereunder peered out their elfin faces at me, —faces with protruding lower-jaws and bright eyes."
  • "Our translators add the word _answereth_, but the Hebrew will suffer the negative reading, _As in water faces answer not to faces_."
  • "Associated Press Sarah Burton Now, as Ms. Burton gears up to unveil her first full women's wear collection in Paris on Oct. 5, the label faces a tough question: What does it mean to be Alexander McQueen without Alexander McQueen?"