1. The front of a building.
2. An artificial appearance or effect.
Façade contains the word ‘face’ which can easily be used to relate to its meaning of the front or face of a building.
Alteranatively Façade can also be connected to ‘fake’ which would mean something superficial or a misinterpretation that is used to conceal something.
1. They were trying to preserve the facade of a happy marriage.
2. The windowless façade of the skyscraper looks just breathtaking.
3. The clean facade of the iPod’s control panel and the space around it is one of the many reasons for the product’s superiority among customers.