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Synonyms of the noun about-face

The noun about-face has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the noun about-face:

  1. reversal (8 letter word, the shortest synonym for about-face)
    • plural: reversals
    • related terms: Photoreversal, prereversal, re-reversal, reversify, Reversine, reversist, reversable, reversible, reverser, reversive

Equivalent phrase for the noun about-face, that has the same number of characters:

  1. about turn (10 character phrase for about-face)

Equivalent phrase for the noun about-face, that has more characters:

  1. policy change (13 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for about-face)

Other equivalent term for the noun about-face:

  1. volte-face (10 character term for about-face)

Hypernyms of the noun about-face

More generic words for the noun about-face, that have fewer characters:

  1. action (6 letter word)
    • plural: actions
    • related terms: hyperaction, hyperactive, nonaction, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonactive, proaction, self-action, self-actor, self-active, subaction, inaction, inactive, exaction, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exactive, exactly, transaction, transactor, Transactive, coaction, counteraction, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteractive, interaction, Interactor, interactant, interactive, overaction, Overactor, overactive, preaction, reaction, reactional, reactionism, reactionist, retroaction, retroactive, underaction, underactor, underactive, under-action, actional, Actionee, Actionism, actionist, actionless, actionable, actioner, actionize
  2. area (4 letter word)
    • plural: areas
    • related terms: Multiarea, subarea
  3. cash (4 letter word)
    • plural: cashes
    • related terms: noncash, subcash, cocash, E-Cash, recash, cashless, Cashlike, cashment, cashable, casher, Cashwise
  4. change (6 letter word)
    • plural: changes
    • related terms: Antichange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  5. clothing (8 letter word)
    • plural: clothings
    • related terms: Nonclothing, beclothing, preclothing, reclothing, underclothing, clothify, Clothless, clothlike, clothy
  6. coin (4 letter word)
    • plural: coins
    • related terms: Geocoin, miscoin, miscoinage, recoin, recoinage, recoiner, coinage, Coinless, Coinlike, coiny, coinable, coiner
  7. deciding (8 letter word)
    • related terms: predeciding, redeciding, deciduous, decidable, decidence, decider, decident
  8. effect (6 letter word)
    • plural: effects
    • related terms: Bioeffect, coeffect, co-effect, Countereffect, miseffect, preeffect, preeffective, pre-effect, pre-effective, effectful, effectless, effectuous, effectible, effecter, effector, effective
  9. event (5 letter word)
  10. failure (7 letter word)
    • plural: failures
    • related terms: nonfailure, semifailure
  11. gear (4 letter word)
    • plural: gears
    • related terms: counter-gear, regear, undergear, gearless, Gearlike, gearman
  12. happening (9 letter word)
    • plural: happenings
    • related term: Happener
  13. interest (8 letter word)
    • plural: interests
    • related terms: Noninterest, self-interest, cointerest, counterinterest, disinterest, overinterest, preinterest, reinterest, interestless, Interestable, interester
  14. issue (5 letter word)
    • plural: issues
    • related terms: Nonissue, non-issue, outissue, overissue, Overissuance, preissue, preissuance, reissue, reissuable, reissuer, underissue, issuable, issuance, issuer, issuant
  15. judgement (9 letter word)
    • plural: judgements
    • related terms: self-judgement, self-judgment, misjudgement, misjudgment, misjudger, prejudgement, prejudgment, prejudger, rejudgement, rejudgment, judgemental
  16. judgment (8 letter word)
    • plural: judgments
    • related terms: self-judgment, forejudgment, forejudger, interjudgment, misjudgment, misjudger, overjudgment, prejudgment, prejudger, rejudgment, judgmental
  17. mutation (8 letter word)
  18. occurrent (9 letter word)
  19. outcome (7 letter word)
    • plural: outcomes
    • related term: outcomer
  20. readying (8 letter word)
    • related terms: readiness, readier, readily
  21. relation (8 letter word)
    • plural: relations
    • related terms: steprelation, Metarelation, nonrelation, nonrelative, self-relation, self-relish, subrelation, correlation, correlate, correlative, irrelation, irrelate, irrelative, corelation, coreless, corelate, corelative, co-relation, disrelation, disrelish, disrelate, interrelation, interrelate, intrarelation, misrelation, misrely, misrelate, prerelation, prerelate, re-relation, re-relish, re-rely, re-relate, relatable, relater, relator, relative
  22. result (6 letter word)
    • plural: results
    • related terms: misresult, resultful, resultless, resultance, Resultor, resultant, resultive, resultative
  23. return (6 letter word)
    • plural: returns
    • related terms: nonreturn, nonreturnable, prereturn, re-return, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner
  24. reverse (7 letter word)
    • plural: reverses
    • related terms: nonreverse, nonreversible, Autoreverse, prereverse, prereversal, re-reverse, re-reversal, reversal, reversify, Reversine, reversist, reversable, reversible, reverser, reversive
  25. reversion (9 letter word)
    • plural: reversions
    • related terms: nonreversion, nonreversible, Photoreversion, reversal, reversify, Reversine, reversist, reversable, reversible, reverser, reversive
  26. run (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for about-face)
    • plural: runs
    • related terms: Midrun, antirun, nonrun, Nonrunic, berun, inrun, AutoRun, forerun, interrun, misrun, outrun, overrun, rerun, underrun, uprun, runic, runite, runless, runlet, runer, runty, runman
  27. running (7 letter word)
    • plural: runnings
    • related terms: Nonrunning, inrunning, forerunning, interrunning, outrunning, overrunning, rerunning, underrunning, runic, runite, runless, runlet, runer, runty, runman
  28. side (4 letter word)
    • plural: sides
    • related terms: geoside, heteroside, panside, subside, subsidist, subsidy, subsidence, subsider, subsidise, subsidize, subsidisation, subsidization, subsident, beside, inside, Insidery, insidiate, insider, insidious, insident, A-Side, counterside, foreside, outside, outsider, overside, preside, presidial, presidy, presidence, presider, president, reside, residuous, residence, resider, resident, subsidist, subsidy, subsidence, subsider, subsidise, subsidize, subsidisation, subsidization, subsident, underside, upside, sideage, sideless, sideling, sideness, sider, sideman, sideward, sidewise
  29. stake (5 letter word)
    • plural: stakes
    • related terms: restake, Stakelike, staker
  30. thing (5 letter word)
    • plural: things
    • related terms: trithing, interthing, underthing, thingal, thinghood, thingish, thingless, thinglet, thinglike, thingness, thingy, Thinger, thingman, thingly
  31. turn (4 letter word)
    • plural: turns
    • related terms: multiturn, inturn, counterturn, counter-turn, disturn, foreturn, misturn, outturn, overturn, overturnable, overturner, return, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, re-turn, underturn, upturn, withturn, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor
  32. turnabout (9 letter word)
    • plural: turnabouts
  33. turning (7 letter word)
    • plural: turnings
    • related terms: inturning, autoturning, overturning, overturnable, overturner, returning, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, upturning, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor
  34. upshot (6 letter word)
    • plural: upshots
  35. vesture (7 letter word)
    • plural: vestures
    • related terms: divesture, nonvesture, investure, vestural, vesturer
  36. wear (4 letter word)
    • related terms: Microwear, uniwear, antiwear, Cyberwear, outwear, outweary, overwear, overweary, rewear, underwear, Underwearless, wearish, weary, wearable, wearer
  37. wearable (8 letter word)

More generic words for the noun about-face, that have the same number of characters:

  1. difference (10 letter word)
  2. habiliment (10 letter word)
    • plural: habiliments
    • related term: hability
  3. occurrence (10 letter word)
    • plural: occurrences
    • related terms: nonoccurrence, Cooccurrence, co-occurrence, co-occurrent, preoccurrence, reoccurrence, occurrent
  4. opposition (10 letter word)
    • plural: oppositions
    • related terms: nonopposition, self-opposition, superopposition, preopposition, reopposition, oppositious, oppositive
  5. recurrence (10 letter word)
    • plural: recurrences
    • related terms: Nonrecurrence, recurrer, recurrent
  6. reordering (10 letter word)
  7. turnaround (10 letter word)
    • plural: turnarounds

More generic words for the noun about-face, that have more characters:

  1. consequence (11 letter word)
    • plural: consequences
    • related terms: nonconsequence, nonconsequent, self-consequence, self-consequent, superconsequence, inconsequence, inconsequent, misconsequence, consequent
  2. oppositeness (12 letter word)
    • plural: oppositenesses
    • related terms: suboppositeness, oppositious, opposition, oppositive
  3. preparation (11 letter word)
    • plural: preparations
    • related terms: Biopreparation, nonpreparation, nonpreparative, self-preparation, superpreparation, impreparation, counterpreparation, forepreparation, Overpreparation, prepreparation, repreparation, preparable, preparer, Preparty, preparative
  4. reorientation (13 letter word, the longest hypernym for about-face)
    • plural: reorientations
    • related terms: Reorientable, reorientate

More generic phrases for the noun about-face, that have fewer characters:

  1. hard cash (9 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for about-face)
  2. work time (9 characters phrase, one of the shortest phrasal hypernyms for about-face)

More generic phrases for the noun about-face, that have more characters:

  1. article of clothing (19 character phrase)
  2. change of direction (19 character phrase)
  3. change of state (15 character phrase)
  4. chromosomal mutation (20 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for about-face)
  5. decision making (15 character phrase)
  6. gear mechanism (14 character phrase)
  7. genetic mutation (16 character phrase)
  8. hard currency (13 character phrase)
  9. judicial decision (17 character phrase)
  10. natural event (13 character phrase)
  11. running game (12 character phrase)
  12. running play (12 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the noun about-face

More specific words for the noun about-face:

  1. undoing (7 letter word)
    • plural: undoings
    • related terms: self-undoing, undoable, undoer

Hypernyms of the verb about-face

More generic words for the verb about-face, that have fewer characters:

  1. acquire (7 letter word)
    • inflections: acquired, acquiring, acquires
    • related terms: preacquire, reacquire, Acquiree, Acquiry, acquirable, acquirer
  2. age (3 letter word)
    • inflections: aged, aging, ageing, ages
    • related terms: Cyberage, outage, overage, postage, preage, subage, subagent, underage, underagent, agal, agee, agen, ageism, ageist, ageless, ageable, ager, Agewise
  3. aim (3 letter word)
    • inflections: aimed, aiming, aims
    • related terms: misaim, underaim, Aimee, aimful, aimless, aimable, aimer
  4. alter (5 letter word)
    • inflections: altered, altering, alters
    • related terms: Unalter, exalter, exaltee, exaltment, exaltate, exaltation, exaltative, misalter, prealter, prealteration, realter, realterable, realteration, alterable, alterate, alterer, alterant, alteration, alterity, alterman, alterative
  5. appeal (6 letter word)
    • inflections: appealed, appealing, appeals
    • related terms: counterappeal, reappeal, appealable, appealer
  6. believe (7 letter word)
    • inflections: believed, believing, believes
    • related terms: unbelieve, unbelievable, unbeliever, disbelieve, Disbelievable, disbeliever, misbelieve, misbeliever, prebelieve, prebeliever, rebelieve, believable, believer
  7. change (6 letter word)
    • inflections: changed, changing, changes
    • related terms: unchange, exchange, exchangee, exchanger, transchange, transchanger, counterchange, interchange, interchanger, rechange, changable, changer
  8. channel (7 letter word)
    • inflections: channelled, channelling, channeled, channeling, channels
    • related terms: transchannel, Cochannel, interchannel, Macrochannel, Microchannel, overchannel, rechannel, rechannelling, subchannel, upchannel, channelling, channelure, channeler, channelise, channelize, channelisation, channelization, channelly
  9. color (5 letter word)
    • inflections: colored, coloring, colors
    • related terms: decolor, decolorate, decolorise, decolorize, decolorisation, decolorization, decolorant, decoloration, concolor, Concolorate, concolorous, transcolor, transcoloration, discolor, discolorment, discolorate, discolorise, discolorize, discolorization, discoloration, miscolor, miscoloration, overcolor, overcoloration, precolor, precolorable, precoloration, recolor, Recolorization, recoloration, undercolor, colorful, color-free, colorism, colorist, colorless, colory, colorable, colorate, colorer, colorise, colorize, Colorisation, colorization, colorant, coloration, colorman, colorative, Colorwise
  10. colour (6 letter word)
    • inflections: coloured, colouring, colours
    • related terms: decolour, decolourise, decolourize, decolourisation, decolourization, decolouration, concolour, transcolour, transcolouration, discolour, discolourise, discolourization, discolouration, miscolour, overcolour, precolour, precolourable, precolouration, recolour, recolouration, colourful, colourist, colourless, coloury, colourable, colourer, colourise, colourize, Colourant, colouration, colourman, colourative
  11. conceive (8 letter word)
    • inflections: conceived, conceiving, conceives
    • related terms: foreconceive, misconceive, preconceive, preconcern, reconceive, conceivable, conceiver
  12. consider (8 letter word)
    • inflections: considered, considering, considers
    • related terms: deconsider, disconsider, foreconsider, preconsider, reconsider
  13. control (7 letter word)
    • inflections: controlled, controlling, controls
    • related terms: decontrol, decontrolling, uncontrol, uncontrolling, overcontrol, overcontrolling, Photocontrol, precontrol, precontrolling, recontrol, recontrolling, subcontrol, subcontrolling, Controlee, controlless, controlling, controlment
  14. deform (6 letter word)
    • inflections: deformed, deforming, deforms
    • related terms: deformism, deformable, deformer, deformation, deformity, deformative
  15. direct (6 letter word)
    • inflections: directed, directing, directs
    • related terms: undirect, undirectness, undirectly, indirect, indirectness, indirection, indirectly, codirect, codirector, misdirect, misdirection, predirect, predirector, predirection, redirect, Redirectable, Redirector, redirection, directness, directable, directer, director, direction, directive, directly
  16. discolor (8 letter word)
    • inflections: discolored, discoloring, discolors
    • related terms: discolorment, discolorate, discolorise, discolorize, discolorization, discoloration
  17. discolour (9 letter word)
  18. displace (8 letter word)
  19. do (2 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for about-face)
    • inflections: did, done, doing, does
  20. form (4 letter word)
    • inflections: formed, forming, forms
    • related terms: deform, deformism, deformable, deformer, deformation, deformity, deformative, unform, unformal, Unformable, unformative, conform, conformal, conformism, conformist, conformable, conformate, conformance, conformer, conformant, conformation, conformity, Conformative, inform, informal, Informee, informable, informer, informous, informant, information, informity, informative, transform, transformism, transformist, transformable, transformance, transformer, Transformant, transformation, Transformity, transformative, disform, disformity, equiform, equiformal, equiformity, Interform, microform, micro-form, misform, misformation, outform, perform, Performic, performable, performance, performer, performant, performative, postform, preform, preformism, preformist, preformant, preformation, preformative, reform, reformism, reformist, reformable, reformate, reformer, reformation, reformative, re-form, re-former, re-formation, re-formative, retroform, subform, subformation, subformative, Surform, underform, formal, formee, formful, formic, formism, formless, Formlike, formy, formable, formate, formiate, former, formous, formant, formation, formity, formative, formly
  21. get (3 letter word)
    • inflections: got, gotten, getting, gets
    • related terms: aget, unget, ungetable, overget, reget, subget, Underget, upget, getling, getable
  22. go (2 letter word, one of the shortest hypernyms for about-face)
    • inflections: went, gone, going, goes
  23. grow (4 letter word)
    • inflections: grew, grown, growing, grows
    • related terms: ungrow, ungrowling, Ungrowable, ingrow, intergrow, misgrow, outgrow, overgrow, regrow, undergrow, upgrow, growling, growsome, growable, grower, growly
  24. injure (6 letter word)
    • inflections: injured, injuring, injures
    • related terms: preinjure, preinjury, preinjurious, reinjure, reinjury, injury, injurable, injurer, injurious
  25. invoke (6 letter word)
    • inflections: invoked, invoking, invokes
    • related terms: reinvoke, Invokable, invoker
  26. locomote (8 letter word)
    • inflections: locomoted, locomoting, locomotes
    • related terms: locomotor, locomotion, locomotive
  27. maturate (8 letter word)
    • inflections: maturated, maturating, maturates
    • related terms: maturish, maturable, maturer, maturant, maturation, maturity, maturative
  28. mature (6 letter word)
    • inflections: matured, maturing, matures
    • related terms: unmature, unmaturity, unmaturative, immature, immaturity, overmature, overmaturity, premature, prematuration, prematurity, maturish, maturable, maturate, maturer, maturant, maturation, maturity, maturative
  29. modify (6 letter word)
  30. move (4 letter word)
    • inflections: moved, moving, moves
    • related terms: amove, amovable, demove, commove, Comove, countermove, counter-move, emove, mismove, outmove, Postmove, premove, premover, remove, removal, removable, remover, upmove, Moval, moveless, movement, moveable, mover
  31. operate (7 letter word)
    • inflections: operated, operating, operates
    • related terms: cooperate, cooperage, cooperite, coopery, cooperant, cooperation, cooperative, co-operate, co-operable, co-operant, co-operation, co-operative, Interoperate, Misoperate, preoperate, preoperation, preoperative, reoperate, reoperation, Teleoperate, operette, operable, operance, operant, operation, operative
  32. perform (7 letter word)
  33. rethink (7 letter word)
    • inflections: rethought, rethinking, rethinks
    • related term: rethinker
  34. send (4 letter word)
    • inflections: sent, sending, sends
    • related terms: Insend, foresend, missend, outsend, oversend, resend, upsend, sendal, sendee, sendable, sender
  35. senesce (7 letter word)
    • related terms: senescence, senescent
  36. shape (5 letter word)
    • inflections: shaped, shaping, shapes
    • related terms: unshape, unshapen, unshapable, transhape, trans-shape, foreshape, misshape, misshapen, outshape, preshape, reshape, Reshapable, shapen, shapeful, shapeless, Shapelet, shapeable, shaper, shapely
  37. take (4 letter word)
    • inflections: took, taken, taking, takes
    • related terms: atake, intake, intaker, foretake, mistake, mistaken, mistakable, mistaker, outtake, outtaken, overtake, overtaken, overtakable, overtaker, retake, retaken, retaker, undertake, undertaken, undertakery, undertakable, undertaker, uptake, uptaker, withtake, taken, takeful, takeable, taker
  38. think (5 letter word)
    • inflections: thought, thinking, thinks
    • related terms: athink, unthink, unthinkable, unthinker, forethink, forethinker, misthink, outthink, overthink, Overthinker, rethink, rethinker, underthink, thinkful, thinkling, Thinky, thinkable, thinker
  39. till (4 letter word)
    • inflections: tilled, tilling, tills
    • related terms: untill, untilling, intill, extill, distill, distilery, distilling, distilment, intertill, overtill, retill, subtill, subtilism, subtilist, subtiliate, subtiler, subtilise, subtilize, subtilisation, subtilization, subtility, subtilty, subtilly, uptill, tillage, tillite, tilly, tillable, tiller, tillman
  40. train (5 letter word)
    • inflections: trained, training, trains
    • related terms: detrain, detrainment, untrain, untrainable, distrain, distrainee, distrainment, distrainable, distrainer, distrainor, mistrain, overtrain, pretrain, retrain, retrainee, retrainable, Retrainer, undertrain, uptrain, trainage, trainee, trainful, trainless, Trainlike, trainy, trainable, trainer, trainant, trainman
  41. transfer (8 letter word)
    • inflections: transferred, transferring, transfers
    • related terms: Cotransfer, Posttransfer, retransfer, retrotransfer, transferal, transferee, transferable, transference, transferer, transferor, transferent
  42. transform (9 letter word)
    • inflections: transformed, transforming, transforms
    • related terms: retransform, retransformation, transformism, transformist, transformable, transformance, transformer, Transformant, transformation, Transformity, transformative
  43. transmit (8 letter word)
    • inflections: transmitted, transmitting, transmits
    • related terms: pretransmit, retransmit
  44. transmute (9 letter word)
    • inflections: transmuted, transmuting, transmutes
    • related terms: retransmute, transmutable, transmutate, transmuter, Transmutant, transmutation, transmutive, transmutative
  45. transport (9 letter word)
    • inflections: transported, transporting, transports
    • related terms: Countertransport, pretransport, pretransportation, retransport, retransportation, transportal, transportee, transportment, transportable, transportance, transporter, transportation, transportive, transportative
  46. travel (6 letter word)
    • inflections: travelled, travelling, traveled, traveling, travels
    • related terms: Cybertravel, outtravel, overtravel, pretravel, retravel, traveldom, travelling, travelable, traveler
  47. turn (4 letter word)
    • inflections: turned, turning, turns
    • related terms: deturn, unturn, unturnable, inturn, counterturn, counter-turn, disturn, foreturn, misturn, outturn, overturn, overturnable, overturner, return, returnee, returnless, returnable, returner, re-turn, underturn, upturn, withturn, turnery, turnable, turner, turnor
  48. wound (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wounded, wounding, wounds
    • related terms: unwound, unwoundable, inwound, ewound, interwound, overwound, prewound, rewound, underwound, upwound, wound-free, woundless, Woundlike, woundy, woundable, wounder, woundly

More generic words for the verb about-face, that have the same number of characters:

  1. channelise (10 letter word)
    • inflections: channelised, channelising, channelises
    • related terms: channelling, channelure, channeler, channelize, channelisation, channelization, channelly
  2. channelize (10 letter word)
    • inflections: channelized, channelizing, channelizes
    • related terms: channelling, channelure, channeler, channelise, channelisation, channelization, channelly

More generic words for the verb about-face, that have more characters:

  1. metamorphose (12 letter word, the longest hypernym for about-face)
    • inflections: metamorphosed, metamorphosing, metamorphoses
    • related terms: metamorphosian, metamorphosic, metamorphosy, metamorphosable, metamorphoser, Metamorphosise, Metamorphosize

More generic phrases for the verb about-face, that have fewer characters:

  1. get on (6 characters phrase, the shortest phrasal hypernym for about-face)
  2. take aim (8 character phrase)

More generic phrases for the verb about-face, that have more characters:

  1. change form (11 character phrase)
  2. change shape (12 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hypernyms for about-face)
  3. change state (12 characters phrase, one of the longest phrasal hypernyms for about-face)

Related phrase for the term about-face, that has the same number of characters:

  1. About Face (10 character phrase)

Related phrase for the term about-face, that has more characters:

  1. About Face (film) (17 character phrase)

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