The word “faced” has 1 syllable: faced.

It's pronounced as /feɪst/.

What is synonym and antonym for faced?

In the thesaurus, “faced” has 16 synonyms and 12 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for faced along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for faced

  • bordered
  • clad
  • clothed
  • coated
  • confronted
  • dominated
  • drunken
  • encountered
  • fronted
  • met
  • overlooked
  • sheathed
  • stuffed
  • surrounded
  • touched
  • wrapped

Antonyms for faced

  • avoided
  • bared
  • denuded
  • dodged
  • ducked
  • escaped
  • eschewed
  • exposed
  • shirked
  • shunned
  • sidestepped
  • stripped

Meanings of faced

  • verb
    1. (of a person or animal) To position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).
    2. (of an object) To have its front closest to, or in the direction of (something else).
    3. To cause (something) to turn or present a face or front, as in a particular direction.
    4. To be presented or confronted with; to have in prospect.
    5. To deal with (a difficult situation or person); to accept (facts, reality, etc.) even when undesirable.
    6. To have the front in a certain direction.
    7. To have as an opponent.
    8. To be the batsman on strike.
    9. To confront impudently; to bully.
    10. To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon.
    11. To line near the edge, especially with a different material.
    12. 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.
    13. To make the surface of (anything) flat or smooth; to dress the face of (a stone, a casting, etc.); especially, in turning, to shape or smooth the flat surface of, as distinguished from the cylindrical surface.
    14. (retail) To arrange the products in (a store) so that they are tidy and attractive.
  • adjective
    1. (in combination) Having a specified type or number of faces.
    2. Having the outer surface dressed, with the front, as of a dress, covered ornamentally with another material.
    3. Drunk.

Example Sentences

  • The detective faced a challenging case with no leads.
  • Despite the obstacles, she faced the competition with determination.
  • The student faced a difficult exam but studied hard to prepare.
  • As the storm approached, the sailors faced rough seas.
  • He calmly faced the criticism and responded with grace.

On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to faced, such as: avoided, bared, bordered, clad, clothed, coated, confronted.

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  • disfigured
  • marred
  • scarred
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  • damaged
  • deface
  • defaced
  • demolish
  • demolished
  • destroyed
  • raze
  • ruined
  • smash
  • smashed
  • trash
  • trashed
  • violated
  • wreck

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