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face 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/fās/,
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faces, plural;
  1. Be positioned with the face or front toward (someone or something)
    • - he turned to face her
  2. Have the face or front pointing in a specified direction
    • - the house faces due east
  3. (of a soldier) Turn in a particular direction
    • - they immediately faced about
  4. Confront and deal with or accept
    • - honesty forced her to face facts
    • - the candidates choose not to face up to the pragmatic issues
  5. Overcome someone or something by a show of determination
    • - he faced down persistent hecklers at a noontime rally
  6. Have (a difficult event or situation) in prospect
    • - each defendant faced a maximum sentence of 10 years
  7. (of a problem or difficult situation) Present itself to and require action from (someone)
    • - if you were suddenly faced with an emergency, would you know how to cope?
  8. Cover the surface of (a thing) with a layer of a different material
    • - the external basement walls were faced with granite slabs
Noun
  1. The front part of a person's head from the forehead to the chin, or the corresponding part in an animal

  2. The face as expressing emotion; an expression shown on the face
    • - the happy faces of these children
  3. A manifestation or outward aspect of something
    • - the unacceptable face of social drinking
  4. A person conveying a particular quality or association
    • - this season's squad has a lot of old faces in it
  5. The surface of a thing, esp. one that is presented to the view or has a particular function, in particular

  6. Each of the surfaces of a solid
    • - the faces of a cube
  7. A vertical or sloping side of a mountain or cliff
    • - the south face of Broad Peak
  8. The side of a planet or moon facing the observer

  9. The front of a building

  10. The plate of a clock or watch bearing the digits or hands

  11. The distinctive side of a playing card

  12. The side of a coin showing the head or principal design


  1. 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"
  2. confront: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
  3. 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"
  4. expression: the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
  5. the general outward appearance of something; "the face of the city is changing"
  6. front: 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"
  7. The face is a central sense organ complex, for those animals that have one, normally on the ventral surface of the head, and can depending on the definition in the human case, include the hair, forehead, eyebrow, eyelashes, eyes, nose, ears, cheeks, mouth, lips, philtrum, teeth, skin, and chin. ...
  8. Face (1997) is a British crime drama directed by Antonia Bird and written by Ronan Bennett. It stars Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone and features the acting debut of rock singer Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz).
  9. Face is a 2004 Korean Horror Film directed by Yoo Sang-gon.
  10. Face is a 2009 French film directed by Tsai Ming-liang. It was nominated for the Golden Palm at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
  11. Face are a Boulder, Colorado-based "all-vocal rock band," or a cappella group performing mostly rock music. ...
  12. The Face is a fictional character, a comic book superhero that appeared in 1940s comics during what historians and fans call the Golden Age of Comic Books.
  13. (facing) The most external portion of exterior siding; diverging in the direction of travel
  14. (Faces) The "picture cards" in a deck (King, Queen, Jack).
  15. (Faces) ). Or 'smiles' or even 'emoticons'. Are very helpful, because they 'show' your real mood. Smiles are usually used to let others understand the real sense of your affirmation. For example, if you are joking, you could use a smile like this: ':-)))'. ...
  16. (Faces) An online directory of all students, faculty, and staff, complete with picture, phone number, address, major, and other such information. To “face” someone is to look them up.
  17. (Faces) The bookmakers slang for a punter with inside information about horses.
  18. (Faces) The image is likely to appear distorted but consider the expression. Does it say something about your state of mind or remind you of someone you know? The person portrayed may have a role in your future plans.
  19. (Faces) characters that express the mood of the speaker : :)   ;)  =)   :o)   :-)   and the same but with "|" or "(" instead of ")".
  20. (Faces) vertical or inclined earth surfaces formed as a result of excavation work; also known as sides.
  21. (The Faces) British rock band, with original members Ron Wood and Rod Stewart, late 1960s-1975.
  22. (faces) program to identify senders of email.
  23. Faces are the wrestlers who appreciate the support of the fans, generally try to win matches on their own merit (as opposed to getting help, using illegal weapons, or any kind of trickery) and never back down from challenges. ...
  24. Water transforms faces. Yours and ours.
  25. (facing) A covering applied to the outer surface of a building.