usage: a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
4. lining, facing, application, coating, covering
usage: providing something with a surface of a different material
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"