countenance

Save
1 countenance /ˈkaʊntn̩əns/ noun
plural countenances
1 countenance
/ˈkaʊntn̩əns/
noun
plural countenances
Learner's definition of COUNTENANCE
[count] formal + literary
: the appearance of a person's face : a person's expression
2 countenance /ˈkaʊntn̩əns/ verb
countenances; countenanced; countenancing
2 countenance
/ˈkaʊntn̩əns/
verb
countenances; countenanced; countenancing
Learner's definition of COUNTENANCE
[+ object] formal
: to accept, support, or approve of (something)
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up countenance? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.