(noun, verb)


1. a distinct feature or element in a problem

- he studied every facet of the question

Similar word(s): aspect

Definition categories: thought, characteristic, feature

2. a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)

Definition categories: shape, subfigure

Sentences with facet as a noun:

- This facet of the diamond was masterfully cut to enhance its value.

- The child's learning disability was only one facet of the problems contributing to his delinquency.

- We had just about completed the research facet of the project when the order came to cancel it.

- the articular facet of a bone


1. To cut a facet into a gemstone.