Detailed Translations for face from English to French


face [the ~] nom

  1. the face (countenance; sight; pinnule)
    la face; le visage; la vision; la figure; la visibilité; le spectacle; la physionomie; la vue
  2. the face (level)
    le plan
  3. the face (frontage)
    la façade; la devanture; le devant; le front
  4. the face (phiz; phizog; mug; trap)
    la gueule; la frimousse; la trogne
  5. the face (jaws; beak; muzzle; snout; mouth)
    la gueule; le museau; le bec
  6. the face (front side; front)
    le front; la façade
  7. the face (mug)
    la bobine
  8. the face (mouth; snout; jaws; orifice)
    la gueule; le bec; le museau; le clapet
  9. the face (typeface)
    – A set of characters that share common characteristics, such as stroke width and the presence or absence of serifs (short lines at the upper and lower edges of characters). 1
    la police

to face verbe (faces, faced, facing)

  1. to face (face up to; defy; stand to)
    affronter; défier; faire face à; braver
    • affronter verbe (affronte, affrontes, affrontons, affrontez, )
    • défier verbe (défie, défies, défions, défiez, )
    • braver verbe (brave, braves, bravons, bravez, )
  2. to face
    – deal with (something unpleasant) head on 2
    • confronter verbe (confronte, confrontes, confrontons, confrontez, )

Conjugations for face:

  1. face
  2. face
  3. faces
  4. face
  5. face
  6. face
simple past
  1. faced
  2. faced
  3. faced
  4. faced
  5. faced
  6. faced
present perfect
  1. have faced
  2. have faced
  3. has faced
  4. have faced
  5. have faced
  6. have faced
past continuous
  1. was facing
  2. were facing
  3. was facing
  4. were facing
  5. were facing
  6. were facing
  1. shall face
  2. will face
  3. will face
  4. shall face
  5. will face
  6. will face
continuous present
  1. am facing
  2. are facing
  3. is facing
  4. are facing
  5. are facing
  6. are facing
  1. be faced
  2. be faced
  3. be faced
  4. be faced
  5. be faced
  6. be faced
  1. face!
  2. let's face!
  3. faced
  4. facing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for face:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bec beak; face; jaws; mouth; muzzle; orifice; snout beak; bill; boldness; cheekiness; flair; forwardness; impudence; nerve; nose; pecker; sauciness; spout
bobine face; mug bobbin; bobbins; coil; cylinder; reel; roll; shuttle; spool; spools; turn; winder; winding
clapet face; jaws; mouth; orifice; snout stop valve; valve-flap
devant face; frontage frontal view
devanture face; frontage disguise; display case; display window; façade; front; housefront; shop window; shop-window; show case; show window; store frontage; store-window
face countenance; face; pinnule; sight
façade face; front; front side; frontage disguise; façade; fore-part; front; front wall; gable; housefront; pretence; pretense; sham
figure countenance; face; pinnule; sight appearance; build; character; exterior; figure; ghost; look; looks; shadow; shape; silhouette; stature
frimousse face; mug; phiz; phizog; trap bun; knot of hair
front face; front; front side; frontage bad weather front; extent of front; fore-part; forehead; front; frontage; frontal view
gueule beak; face; jaws; mouth; mug; muzzle; orifice; phiz; phizog; snout; trap body; boldness; cheekiness; forwardness; impudence; leprosy; nerve; sauciness
museau beak; face; jaws; mouth; muzzle; orifice; snout boldness; cheekiness; dog's snout; forwardness; impudence; muzzle; nerve; sauciness; snitch
physionomie countenance; face; pinnule; sight expression; facial expression; look
plan face; level city plan; floor-plan; groundplan; level; map; outline; plan; project; site plan; sketch of the situation; street map; synopses; town-map
police face; typeface font; police; policemen
spectacle countenance; face; pinnule; sight appearance; ceremony; comedy; exhibition; performance; play; playlet; production; show; showing; showpiece; sight; spectacle; spectacular play; stage play; stand-up comedy; theatrical performance
trogne face; mug; phiz; phizog; trap
visage countenance; face; pinnule; sight
visibilité countenance; face; pinnule; sight visibility
vision countenance; face; pinnule; sight angle; apparition; appearance; aspect; attitude; bogey; conception; delusion; fallacy; false hopes; fantasm; fantasy; ghost; ghostly apparition; glance; hallucination; idea; illusion; imaginair bogey; insight; interpretation; notion; opinion; outlook; panorama; perception; perspective; phantasm; phantasy; phantom; point of view; reading; sight; specter; spectre; spook; stand; version; view; vision; way of thinking; wrong notion
vue countenance; face; pinnule; sight appearance; discernment; eyesight; glance; insight; look; panorama; sharp-eyedness; sight; snapshot; spectacle; view; viewing hole; vision; vista; visual faculty; visual image
- aspect; boldness; brass; case; cheek; expression; facial expression; font; fount; grimace; human face; look; nerve; side; typeface
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
affronter defy; face; face up to; stand to
braver defy; face; face up to; stand to
confronter face compare; compare to; compare with; confront; equate; face with
défier defy; face; face up to; stand to
faire face à defy; face; face up to; stand to
- confront; face up; front; look; present
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
vue view
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- right side
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
devant before; foremost; in front; in front of; lead the way; leading

Related Words for "face":

  • reface, facing, faced, faces

Synonyms for "face":

Antonyms for "face":

Related Definitions for "face":

  1. a vertical surface of a building or cliff2
  2. the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)2
    • he dealt the cards face down2
  3. the striking or working surface of an implement2
  4. the general outward appearance of something2
    • the face of the city is changing2
  5. the feelings expressed on a person's face2
    • an angry face2
  6. impudent aggressiveness2
  7. status in the eyes of others2
    • he lost face2
  8. the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear2
    • he washed his face2
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news2
  9. the part of an animal corresponding to the human face2
  10. a specific size and style of type within a type family2
  11. a contorted facial expression2
  12. a surface forming part of the outside of an object2
    • dew dripped from the face of the leaf2
  13. a part of a person that is used to refer to a person2
    • he looked out at a roomful of faces2
    • when he returned to work he met many new faces2
  14. deal with (something unpleasant) head on2
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes2
  15. present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize2
    • He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions2
    • An enormous dilemma faces us2
  16. oppose, as in hostility or a competition2
    • Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring2
  17. cover the front or surface of2
    • The building was faced with beautiful stones2
  18. line the edge (of a garment) with a different material2
    • face the lapels of the jacket2
  19. turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction2
    • Turn and face your partner now2
  20. turn so as to expose the face2
    • face a playing card2
  21. be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to2
    • The building faces the park2
  22. be opposite2
    • the facing page2
    • the two sofas face each other2
  23. A set of characters that share common characteristics, such as stroke width and the presence or absence of serifs (short lines at the upper and lower edges of characters).1

Wiktionary Translations for face:

  1. deal with, confront
  2. position oneself/itself towards
  1. of a polyhedron
  2. slang: the mouth
  3. public image
  4. facial expression
  5. part of head
  1. Face humaine

Cross Translation:
face façade voorgevel — gevel aan de voorkant
face visage gezicht — de voorkant van een menselijk hoofd
face table baan — bovenblad van aambeeld
face visage aangezicht — het gezicht, het gelaat
face visage Gesichtmoderner Mensch: die vom Haupthaar ausgesparte Vorderseite des menschlichen Kopfes, auf der die Augen, die Nase und der Mund liegen
face face Gesichtseltener: Ansehen und Respekt (in den Augen anderer)
face tête Gesichtseltener, pars pro toto: eine Person als Ganzes
face air; mine Miene — Gesichtszüge als situativer Wesens- bzw. Gemütsausdruck
face air; mine Miene — äußere Erscheinung, mit besonderer Betonung des Gesichts
face visage; face Antlitzgehoben: vordere Teil des Kopfes bei Menschen und Säugetieren

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