Facade

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the face or front of a building
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the face or front of a building ,
  • a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

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Facade Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A facade or façade (how to say: /fəˈsɑːd/) is usually one side of the outside of a building. It is very often the front, but also sometimes the sides and rear. The word comes from the French language, literally meaning "frontage" or "face".



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Facade Sample Sentences in News


  • Denison Development Foundation continues facade grants for downtown businesses
    As a part of ongoing efforts to revitalize downtown Denison, the Denison Development Foundation and Denison Main Street have announced they will be offering grants toward facade rehabilitation. In the 12 years that it has offered the program, the DDF has given 99 matching grants totalling more than $430,000. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • Hoover plant makeover into apartment progressing
    With construction workers tearing down part of the exterior facade at the old Hoover Co. plant, developers are progressing with their plans to construct apartments, retail spaces and office spaces at the complex. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'
  • New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed
    New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near several New York University buildings. Read more on this news related to 'Facade'

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