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  Words related to countenance

Related / Similar Words: visage, physiognomy, phiz, kisser, smiler, mug, sanction, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur, permit, allow, let

 

Definition:
  • the appearance conveyed by a person''s face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage";
  • the human face (`kisser'' and `smiler'' and `mug'' are informal terms for `face'' and `phiz'' is British);
  • formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union''s endorsement";
  • consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won''t let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam";

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    Hyponyms: expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face, poker face, pudding face, pudding-face, O.K., OK, okay, okey, okeh, visa, nihil obstat, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, furlough, give, allow, permit, authorize, authorise, pass, clear, admit, let in, include, privilege, favor, favour, legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise, trust, allow in, intromit

     

    Grouped Verbs: allow, grant

     

    Part Meronyms: human head

     

    Derivational Morphology: smile, certify, endorse, indorse, permit, allow, let, sanction, approve, O.K., okay, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur, license, permission, licence

     

     
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