What does face to face mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. face-to-face(adverb)

    in each other's presence

    "a face-to-face encounter"

  2. face-to-face(adverb)

    within each other's presence

    "she met the president face-to-face"

  3. face-to-face, opposite(adverb)

    directly facing each other

    "the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"; "lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"; "they sat opposite at the table"

  4. face to face(adverb)

    involving close contact; confronting each other

    "the boy and the policeman suddenly came face-to-face at the corner"; "they spoke face to face"


  1. face to face(Adverb)

    in person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.


  1. face to face

    Face to Face is an American punk rock band from Victorville, California formed in 1991 by frontman Trever Keith. Originally known as "Zero Tolerance", Keith had been the only constant member of the band during their years of touring and recording albums. The group was initially signed by Dr. Strange Records and were then signed to Fat Wreck Chords. Face to Face rose to fame with their 1994 second album Big Choice, featuring their radio hit "Disconnected", which was first played by KROQ and appeared in the movies Tank Girl and National Lampoon's Senior Trip. Face to Face officially split up in September 2004, because of musical differences. Since then, all the members of the band had played in a number of post-Face to Face projects, including Legion of Doom, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, The Offspring and Saves the Day. In April 2008, Face to Face performed together for the first time in four years at The Glasshouse in Pomona, California. The band has continued to perform since, and released a seventh studio album, Laugh Now, Laugh Later, on May 17, 2011. Face to Face has sold over 750,000 albums worldwide.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of face to face in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of face to face in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicole Amesbury:

    In face-to-face therapy, some people talk to fill the time.

  2. Thomas Vail:

    I don't think it substitutes for face-to-face communication.

  3. Chijjani Usman:

    These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with people screaming.

  4. Katie Greer:

    Just because you don't see someone face to face doesn't mean there's no harm in that.

  5. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan:

    It would be better to have (a) face-to face meeting and take forward our relationship.

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