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FACADE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does facade mean? 

FACADE (noun)
  The noun FACADE has 2 senses:

1. the face or front of a building
2. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

  Familiarity information: FACADE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FACADE (noun)


Sense 1facade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The face or front of a building

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

facade; frontage; frontal

Hypernyms ("facade" is a kind of...):

front (the side that is seen or that goes first)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "facade"):

frontispiece (an ornamental facade)


Sense 2facade [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

window dressing; facade

Hypernyms ("facade" is a kind of...):

deceit; deception; misrepresentation (a misleading falsehood)


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