:to confront impudently
- faced him with evidence of treachery
:to line near the edge especially with a different material
:to cover the front or surface of
- faced the building with marble
:to meet face-to-face or in competition
- The team will face a tough opponent in its next game.
:to stand or sit with the face toward
- The teacher faced the class.
:to have the front oriented toward
:to recognize and deal with straightforwardly
:to master by confronting with determination
—used with down
:to have as a prospect :be confronted by
:to be a prospect or a source of concern for
- the problems that face us
:to make the surface of (something, such as a stone) flat or smooth
:to cause (troops) to face in a particular direction on command
- The captain faced his company to the left.
:to have the face or front turned in a specified direction
:to turn the face in a specified direction
face the music
:to meet an unpleasant situation, a danger, or the consequences of one's actions