from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which is opposite to, or face to face with, another: used especially of one person who faces another in certain dances.
  • noun A light carriage for two or four persons, who are seated facing each other; in general, any vehicle in which the seats are arranged so that the occupants sit face to face; specifically, same as sociable, I.
  • noun A kind of couch: same as sociable, 3.
  • In a position facing one another; standing or sitting face to face.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Face to face.
  • noun One who, or that which, is face to face with another; esp., one who faces another in dancing.
  • noun A carriage in which two persons sit face to face. Also, a form of sofa with seats for two persons, so arranged that the occupants are face to face while sitting on opposite sides.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small sofa that seats two people
  • noun a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
  • adverb face-to-face with; literally `face to face'


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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