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noun as in surface; aspect

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At the same time, however, the research sheds light on the many facets that shape language learning.

Another facet of the same set of orders extended a federal moratorium on evictions, lasting through at least the end of March.

The coronavirus pandemic forced publishers to re-examine and re-think many facets of their businesses, and may have unearthed some previously unexplored revenue opportunities.

From Digiday

That’s long been defended as a necessary facet of dynamic capitalism, that weaker companies are forced by markets to change or die and that in the end, it is healthier for society overall if zombie companies can’t survive endlessly.

From Time

Improving click-through performance is an essential facet of ensuring long-term online success, both on and off Google.

Every facet of his identity, taken alone, seemed at war with every other part of him.

That reality taints every facet of our existence, in Ferguson and beyond.

The thing that set Brown apart, however, is his command over every facet of his show.

A reader senses both storyteller and critic fighting for full expression on the page, one facet overlaying the other.

“I think one interesting facet is how these stars are ballooning without any real traditional [media] support,” Fishman says.

An articular facet begins on the manubrium near the neck and spirals halfway around the head of the malleus.

The blue stick has a diagonal facet at the top to indicate the square topped female mask (paragraph 168).

Dalgetty's words came fast, this was one facet of a task to which he had given his life.

At best language can but be the outward facet of thought on the highest, most generalized, level of symbolic expression.

There was one facet of the great stone of War upon which many strange things were written.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to facet, such as: angle, appearance, character, face, feature, and front.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.