faceup

adverb face·up \ ˈfās-ˈəp \

Definition of faceup

: with the face up

Examples of faceup in a Sentence

  1. The cards were dealt faceup.

First Known Use of faceup

1809

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face up

verb

Definition of face up

: to confront or deal directly with someone or something previously avoided usually used with to
  • faced up to my fears

First Known Use of face up

1888

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Definition of faceup for English Language Learners

  • : with the face up


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