Definition of Face to face

1. Adverb. Involving close contact; confronting each other. "They spoke face to face"

Definition of Face to face

1. Adverb. (idiomatic) in person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Face To Face

face off
face offs
face pack
face painting
face peel
face powder
face powders
face recognition
face saver
face saving
face soap
face that would stop a clock
face the facts
face the music
face time
face to face (current term)
face towel
face up
face up to
face validity
face value
face values
face veil

Literary usage of Face to face

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"CHAPTER VI THE TWO STAND face to face The room had been arranged with a view to the dancing, the large oak table having been moved back till it stood as a ..."

2. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1865)
"... soul seemed on fire, and he was well-nigh overwhelmed as he dwelt upon the enrapturing thought,—"face to face." Wit« these words he closed the sermon. ..."

3. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1903)
"9 Since, therefore, He reserves to some future time His presence and speech face to face with Moses —a promise which was afterwards fulfilled in the ..."

4. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Paul and Ananias the high priest, and the elders that accused Paul, face to face. Acts *xiv. And when the high priests and chief of the Jews accused Paul to ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"On one occasion, when at a dinner-party, he felt the symptoms of rice-poisoning come on, j face to face across the table. And she recognised the truth of ..."

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