face is part of the Basic English 850.
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face is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
face

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
face

Plural
faces

 
A girl's face.
  1. (countable) A face is the front part of the head.
    His face was red with embarrassment.
  2. A look or expression on the face.
    He made a face at the bitter medicine.
  3. One side of a many-sided shape.
    A dodecahedron has twelve faces.

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VerbEdit

Plain form
face

Third-person singular
faces

Past tense
faced

Past participle
faced

Present participle
facing

  1. If   faces  , the front of   is pointing in the direction of  .
    Please face me when I speak to you.
    The store faces the bank.
    It's hard to face the fact that his wife is gone.
    You have to face the bully.

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Parts of the head (edit)

hair - scalp - forehead - ears - eyes - eyebrows - eyelashes - eyelids - nose - cheek - mouth - lips - teeth - gums - roof (palate) - tongue - jaw - chin


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - eyebrow - nose - mouth - lips - tongue - tooth (pl. teeth) - cheeks - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - breasts - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus/womb
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary - vulva