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out·face

 (out-fās′)
tr.v. out·faced, out·fac·ing, out·fac·es
1. To overcome with a bold or self-assured look; stare down: "Oppose thy steadfast-gazing eyes to mine, / See if thou canst outface me with thy looks" (Shakespeare).
2. To confront boldly; defy or resist: The king outfaced the rebels.

outface

(ˌaʊtˈfeɪs)
vb (tr)
1. to face or stare down
2. to confront boldly or defiantly

out•face

(ˌaʊtˈfeɪs)

v.t. -faced, -fac•ing.
1. to cause to submit by or as if by staring down.
2. to face or confront boldly; defy.
[1520–30]

outface


Past participle: outfaced
Gerund: outfacing

Imperative
outface
outface
Present
I outface
you outface
he/she/it outfaces
we outface
you outface
they outface
Preterite
I outfaced
you outfaced
he/she/it outfaced
we outfaced
you outfaced
they outfaced
Present Continuous
I am outfacing
you are outfacing
he/she/it is outfacing
we are outfacing
you are outfacing
they are outfacing
Present Perfect
I have outfaced
you have outfaced
he/she/it has outfaced
we have outfaced
you have outfaced
they have outfaced
Past Continuous
I was outfacing
you were outfacing
he/she/it was outfacing
we were outfacing
you were outfacing
they were outfacing
Past Perfect
I had outfaced
you had outfaced
he/she/it had outfaced
we had outfaced
you had outfaced
they had outfaced
Future
I will outface
you will outface
he/she/it will outface
we will outface
you will outface
they will outface
Future Perfect
I will have outfaced
you will have outfaced
he/she/it will have outfaced
we will have outfaced
you will have outfaced
they will have outfaced
Future Continuous
I will be outfacing
you will be outfacing
he/she/it will be outfacing
we will be outfacing
you will be outfacing
they will be outfacing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outfacing
you have been outfacing
he/she/it has been outfacing
we have been outfacing
you have been outfacing
they have been outfacing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outfacing
you will have been outfacing
he/she/it will have been outfacing
we will have been outfacing
you will have been outfacing
they will have been outfacing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outfacing
you had been outfacing
he/she/it had been outfacing
we had been outfacing
you had been outfacing
they had been outfacing
Conditional
I would outface
you would outface
he/she/it would outface
we would outface
you would outface
they would outface
Past Conditional
I would have outfaced
you would have outfaced
he/she/it would have outfaced
we would have outfaced
you would have outfaced
they would have outfaced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outface - overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring; "He simply stared down his opponent"
gaze, stare - look at with fixed eyes; "The students stared at the teacher with amazement"
Translations

outface

[aʊtˈfeɪs] VTdesafiar
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Is this the face which faced so many follies, That was at last outfaced by Bolingbroke?
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