With the face or surface turned toward the ground.
face down, lying face down, face downwards, on one's stomach, on one's frontView synonyms
- ‘he lay face down on his bed’
face someone or something down, face down someone or somethingOvercome someone or something by a show of determination.
stand up to, outface, cow, overawe, intimidate, browbeat, confront, beard, outstare, stare down, stare out, defyView synonyms
- ‘he faced down persistent hecklers at a noontime rally’