Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
surface

sur·face

surface

 
pronunciation:
suhr fihs
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the outside of something.
There are many rocks on the surface of the moon.It's nice to skate on a smooth surface.
synonyms:
outside
antonyms:
interior
similar words:
exterior, side
definition 2: a thing or part of a thing that is flat, such as a wall or the top of a table.
That diamond has many shiny surfaces.
derivation: surfacer (n.)