Definitions of confront

  1. To put face to face; with with; as, to confront a prisoner with evidence; face deflantly; oppose. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To stand front to front: to face: to oppose: to compare. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To face; oppose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To stand face to face with; face defiantly; put face to face. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. oppose, as in hostility or a competition; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To put face to face; to cause to face or to meet; as, to confront one with the proofs of his wrong doing. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To set in opposition for examination; to put in contrast; to compare. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To stand facing; to face; to oppose; to bring face to face; to compare. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To stand face to face; to set face to face; to oppose; to bring into the presence of. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for confront

  1. After a while she sat up, dried her wet face and made herself confront the new aspect of things. – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. I had no time to think what would happen next, or what I was going to confront – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman