- appearance, especially the features and expression of the face
Translations: verb (countenanc, ing)
- (RQ:Authorized Version), Genesis 4:5
- : But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his fell.
Translations: Etymology: From contenere
- (transitive) To tolerate, support, sanction, patronise or approve of something.
Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for countenance for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.