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There are 20 meanings of the word Facing.

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Facing - as a noun

A lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening

An ornamental coating to a building

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A protective covering that protects the outside of a building

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Hypernyms (Closely Related)
protection14protective coverprotective covering
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Providing something with a surface of a different material

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Facing - as a verb

(of a person or animal) to position oneself or itself so as to have one's face closest to (something).

Example: "Face the sun."

(of an object) to have its front closest to, or in the direction of (something else).

Example: "Turn the chair so it faces the table."

To cause (something) to turn or present a face or front, as in a particular direction.

To be presented or confronted with; to have in prospect.

Example: "We are facing an uncertain future."

To deal with (a difficult situation or person); to accept (facts, reality, etc.) even when undesirable.

Example: "I'm going to have to face this sooner or later."

To have the front in a certain direction.

Example: "The seats in the carriage faced backwards."

To have as an opponent.

Example: "Puddletown united face mudchester rovers in the quarter-finals."

To be the batsman on strike.

Example: "Willoughby comes in to bowl, and it's hobson facing."

To confront impudently; to bully.

To cover in front, for ornament, protection, etc.; to put a facing upon.

Example: "A building faced with marble"

To line near the edge, especially with a different material.

Example: "To face the front of a coat, or the bottom of a dress"

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.

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.

(retail) to arrange the products in (a store) so that they are tidy and attractive.

Example: "In my first job, i learned how to operate a till and to face the store to high standards."

Facing - as an adjective

Positioned so as to face (in a particular direction)

(of points and crossovers) diverging in the direction of travel.

Example Sentences

"The facing brick on the house is starting to crumble."
"The boat sailed towards the facing island."
"We sat on the patio facing the ocean."
"The auditorium had a large screen facing the stage."
"The store had a beautiful glass facing on its front."
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Word Game Points

Is FACING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, facing is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FACING has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is FACING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, facing is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FACING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is FACING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, facing is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FACING has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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