Noun: facing fey-sing
Verb: face feys
- A lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
- An ornamental coating to a building
- A protective covering that protects the outside of a building
- Providing something with a surface of a different material
- Deal with (something unpleasant) head on
"He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes";
- confront, face up
- Oppose, as in hostility or a competition
"Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring";
- Be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
"The building faces the park";
- front, look
- Be opposite
"the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
- Turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
"Turn and face your partner now"
- Show something to somebody, usually to accuse or criticize
"He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us";
- confront, present
- Turn so as to expose the face
"face a playing card"
- Line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
"face the lapels of the jacket"
- Cover the front or surface of
"The building was faced with beautiful stones"
Derived forms: facings
See also: face off
Type of: application, approach, be, coat, coating, cover, covering, disclose, encounter, expose, go about, lie, line, liner, lining, meet, play, protection, protective cover, protective covering, set about, take on, turn
Part of: collar, cuff [N. Amer], neckband, turnup [Brit]
Encyclopedia: Facing Face