The face is a central sense organ complex, normally on the ventral surface of the head for animals that have one.

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  1. The front part of the head, featuring the eyes, nose, and mouth and the surrounding area.
  2. One's facial expression.
  3. The public image; outward appearance.
  4. The frontal aspect of something.
  5. Presence; sight; front.
    to fly in the face of danger
    to speak before the face of God
  6. The directed force of something.
  7. Good reputation; standing in the eyes of others; dignity; prestige. (See lose face, save face).
  8. Shameless confidence; boldness; effrontery.
  9. The width of a pulley, or the length of a cog from end to end.
    a pulley or cog wheel of ten inches face
  10. Any of the flat bounding surfaces of a polyhedron. More generally, any of the bounding pieces of a polytope of any dimension.
  11. Any surface; especially a front or outer one.
  12. The numbered dial of a clock or watch.
  13. The mouth.
  14. Makeup; one's complete facial cosmetic application.
  15. Short for babyface. A wrestler whose on-ring persona is embodying heroic or virtuous traits. Contrast with heel.
  16. The front surface of a bat.
  17. The part of a golf club that hits the ball.
  18. The side of the card that shows its value (as opposed to the back side, which looks the same on all cards of the deck).
  19. A typeface.
  20. Mode of regard, whether favourable or unfavourable; favour or anger.
  21. The amount expressed on a bill, note, bond, etc., without any interest or discount; face value.


  1. To position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
  2. To have its front closest to, or in the direction of (something else).
  3. To cause (something) to turn or present a face or front, as in a particular direction.
  4. To deal with (a difficult situation or person).
  5. To have the front in a certain direction.
  6. To have as an opponent.
  7. To be the striking batsman.
  8. To confront impudently; to bully.
  9. To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon.
    a building faced with marble
  10. To line near the edge, especially with a different material.
    to face the front of a coat, or the bottom of a dress
  11. To cover with better, or better appearing, material than the mass consists of, for purpose of deception, as the surface of a box of tea, a barrel of sugar, etc.
  12. To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth; to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); especially, in turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as distinguished from the cylindrical surface.

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