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Definition 1: deal with (something unpleasant) head on - [verb of communication]

Samples where face up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You must confront your problems
  • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

Synonyms for face up in the sense of this definition

(face up is a kind of ...) begin to deal with

"approach a task" "go about a difficult problem" "approach a new project"

(... is a kind of face up ) accept as a challenge

"I'll tackle this difficult task"

(face up has a similar meaning as ...) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize

"We confronted him with the evidence" "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions" "An enormous dilemma faces us"

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