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Meaning of word countenance from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

countenance   noun

Meaning : The appearance conveyed by a person's face.

Example : A pleasant countenance.
A stern visage.

Synonyms : visage

Meaning : Formal and explicit approval.

Example : A Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement.

Synonyms : endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction, warrant

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

Synonyms : kisser, mug, phiz, physiognomy, smiler, visage

countenance   verb

Meaning : Consent to, give permission.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : allow, let, permit

Command against.

I forbid you to call me late at night.
Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store.
Dad nixed our plans.
disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto


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