Synonyms for façade

Grammar : Noun
Spell : fuh-sahd, fa-
Phonetic Transcription : fəˈsɑd, fæ-

Top 10 synonyms for façade Other synonyms for the word façade

Définition of façade

Origin :
  • 1650s, "front of a building," from French façade (16c.), from Italian facciata, from faccia "face," from Vulgar Latin *facia (see face (n.)). Figurative use by 1845.
  • noun false front
  • noun forward surface
Example sentences :
  • It was also forbidden to open the window shutters of the facade.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • In the facade of the building in front of them only one window was lighted.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • Besides, the facade was exposed to the current in the street.
  • Extract from : « The Flood » by Emile Zola
  • A man is the facade of a temple wherein all wisdom and all good abide.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • She regarded the stately proportions of the facade with awe.
  • Extract from : « The Heart of Arethusa » by Francis Barton Fox
  • The Gargantuan facade itself was enough to smother comprehension.
  • Extract from : « The Blind Spot » by Austin Hall
  • Windows in the facade are unique in that they are set into recessed brick frames.
  • Extract from : « Huntley » by Tony P. Wrenn
  • He even brandished his fist at his own statue in the facade of Britt Block.
  • Extract from : « When Egypt Went Broke » by Holman Day
  • I don't like to say that the facade of the church is ugly and obtrusive.
  • Extract from : « The Newcomes » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The facade on the left is most richly ornamented, but is much ruined.
  • Extract from : « Ophiolatreia » by Anonymous

Antonyms for façade

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