Definition of Outface

1. Verb. Overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring. "Sam cannot outface Sue "; "He simply stared down his opponent"

Exact synonyms: Outstare, Stare Down
Generic synonyms: Gaze, Stare



Definition of Outface

1. v. t. To face or look (one) out of countenance; to resist or bear down by bold looks or effrontery; to brave.

Definition of Outface

1. Verb. To disconcert someone with an unblinking face-to-face confrontation; to stare down ¹

2. Verb. To boldly confront a situation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outface

1. to confront unflinchingly [v -FACED, -FACING, -FACES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outface

outerly
outermore
outerness
outerplanar
outers
outerwear
outexecute
outexecuted
outexecutes
outexecuting
outfable
outfabled
outfables
outfabling
outface (current term)
outfaced
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outfall
outfallen
outfalling
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outfangthef
outfangthief
outfast
outfasted
outfasting
outfasts

Literary usage of Outface

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1. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1903)
"Portia. [Aside to Nerissa\ Thou may'st, I warrant. We shall have old swearing That they did give the rings away to men ; But we'll outface them, ..."

2. Criminal Trials by David Jardine (1835)
"... officers for such men whom he had then with him in the house, he stoutly made denial of them, as thinking to outface them with his power and presence. ..."

3. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1876)
"... as between its convex outface anil the rim of the case. The pistons, as in the last figure, are rectangular pieces of stout metal, ..."

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