- 1. confront, face up, face, set about, go about, approach
- usage: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
- 2. confront, face, meet, encounter, play, take on
- usage: 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"
- 3. front, look, face, lie
- usage: 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"
- 4. face, be
- usage: be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
- 5. face, turn
- usage: turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; "Turn and face your partner now"
- 6. confront, face, present
- usage: present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us"
- 7. face, disclose, expose
- usage: turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card"
- 8. face, line
- usage: line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket"
- 9. face, cover
- usage: cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
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- 1. faced (vs. faceless), baby-faced, bald-faced, featured, Janus-faced, two-faced, long-faced, moon-faced, round-faced, pale-faced, pug-faced, sad-faced, sweet-faced, visaged
- usage: having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"
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