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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Face \Face\ (f[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Faced}; p. pr. & vb.
     n. {Facing}.]
     1. To meet in front; to oppose with firmness; to resist, or
        to meet for the purpose of stopping or opposing; to
        confront; to encounter; as, to face an enemy in the field
        of battle.

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              I'll face
              This tempest, and deserve the name of king.
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     2. To Confront impudently; to bully.
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              I will neither be facednor braved.    --Shak.
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     3. To stand opposite to; to stand with the face or front
        toward; to front upon; as, the apartments of the general
        faced the park; some of the seats on the train faced
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              He gained also with his forces that part of Britain
              which faces Ireland.                  --Milton.
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     4. To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put
        a facing upon; as, a building faced with marble.
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     5. To line near the edge, esp. with a different material; as,
        to face the front of a coat, or the bottom of a dress.
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     6. To cover with better, or better appearing, material than
        the mass consists of, for purpose of deception, as the
        surface of a box of tea, a barrel of sugar, etc.
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     7. (Mach.) To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth;
        to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); esp., in
        turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as
        distinguished from the cylindrical surface.
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     8. To cause to turn or present a face or front, as in a
        particular direction.
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     {To face down}, to put down by bold or impudent opposition.
        "He faced men down." --Prior.
     {To face (a thing) out}, to persist boldly or impudently in
        an assertion or in a line of conduct. "That thinks with
        oaths to face the matter out." --Shak.
     {to face the music} to admit error and accept reprimand or
        punishment as a consequence for having failed or having
        done something wrong; to willingly experience an
        unpleasant situation out of a sense of duty or obligation;
        as, as soon as he broke the window with the football,
        Billy knew he would have to face the music.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Faced \Faced\ (f[=a]st), a.
     Having (such) a face, or (so many) faces; as, smooth-faced,
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj : having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or
             number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced
             terrace" [ant: {faceless}]

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