Synonyms for Countenance:


condone, recognize, recommend, O.K., give something/someone the green light, consent, accredit, approve, look kindly on something. frown, glare, eye, long face, mask, surface, grimace, face. express, expression. map, puss, feature, precede, muzzle, pan. appearance (noun)
bearing, appearance, aspect, display, show, figure, mien, look, vista, spectacle, shape, image, demeanor, form, view, air, cast.
appearance, usually of the face (noun)
cast, expression, mug, demeanor, aspect, face, puss, visage, mask, physiognomy, map, kisser, look, mien.
attribute (noun)
authorization (noun)
behavior (noun)
conduct, tactics, carriage, deportment, comportment, manner, way, method, practice, guise, behavior, procedure.
countenance (noun)
kisser, sanction, endorsement, imprimatur, phiz, warrant, visage, smiler, permit, physiognomy, mug, let, allow.
look (noun)
study at face, expression, face.


approve, support (verb)
condone, sanction.
communication (verb)
permit, allow, let.

Other synonyms:

long face, approve, face. frown, grimace, puss, pan. glare, muzzle. feature, map. mask. eye. expression.

Usage examples for countenance

  1. Mr. Lorry's countenance fell. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  2. Do you countenance it, Mr. Knowles? – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. Lady Glencora stood so high in the world, that her countenance would be almost as valuable as another lover. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope