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1 countenance

The appearance conveyed by a person's face:
— A pleasant countenance.

synoniem: visage.

Roget 707: aid, aidance; assistance, help, opitulation, succor; support, lift, advance, furtherance, promotion; coadjuvancy etc. ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: gelaatsuitdrukking, verschijning

2 countenance

Formal and explicit approval.

synoniemen: endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction, warrant.

Nederlands: bijval, steunbetuiging, strafmaatregel

3 countenance

The human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British).

synoniemen: kisser, mug, phiz, physiognomy, smiler, visage.

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... meer laten zien

Roget 234: front; fore, forepart; foreground; face, disk, disc, frontage; facade, proscenium, facia [Lat.], frontispiece; anteriority; obverse ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: fysionomie
Pools: gębusia


1 countenance

Consent to, give permission.

synoniemen: allow, let, permit.

Roget 707: aid, assist, help, succor, lend one's aid; come to the aid etc. n.. of; contribute, subscribe to; bring aid, give aid, furnish aid, ... meer laten zien

Roget 931: approve; approbate, think good, think much of, think well of, think highly of; esteem, value, prize; set great store by, set great store on.    do justice to, appreciate; honor, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: toelaten

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Buddha-like composure, OK, Oriental calm, abet, abetment, accept, acceptance, adherence, admiration, admire, advocacy, advocate, aegis, aid and abet, air, applaud, approbation, approval, approve, approve of ... meer laten zien.

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