Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) grimace, face (a contorted facial expression) "she made a grimace at the prospect"
- S: (v) grimace, make a face, pull a face (contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state) "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) squint, squinch (cross one's eyes as if in strabismus) "The children squinted so as to scare each other"
- S: (v) wince (make a face indicating disgust or dislike) "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"
- S: (v) smile (change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure)
- S: (v) frown, glower, lour, lower (look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval)
- S: (v) screw up (twist into a strained configuration) "screw up one's face"
- S: (v) pout, mop, mow (make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip) "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"
- direct hypernym / inherited hypernym / sister term
- S: (v) communicate, intercommunicate (transmit thoughts or feelings) "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
- S: (v) interact (act together or towards others or with others) "He should interact more with his colleagues"
- S: (v) act, move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)) "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
- derivationally related form
- sentence frame