Thesaurus for confront
Pronunciation of confront: K AH0 N F R AH1 N T (kən'frənt)
Number of syllables of confront: 2
Pronunciation Video of confront
Definition of confront
- (v): deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
- (v): present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us"
- (v): 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"
- (v): be face to face with; "The child screamed when it confronted the man in the halloween costume"
Examples of confront
- Heather and Lesley confront the rowdy party and confiscate the alcohol.
- Get the preclear to confront all the details of the incident.
- He and Pox set off for the Fourth Ring of Furon to confront the emperor.
- The stylus is upwardly directed to confront the lower face of the record disc.
- The girls finally confront the monster.
- He finds the superhero and the two goes to confront the Masked Mutant.
- Fain would go on to confront the other Guardians, killing Thunderlord.
- Holly could not take the suspense she walked in to confront the lady.
- Claire is forced to confront her and her friends cliquish behaviour.
- As he orders the Meta to scavenge her equipment, the Aliens confront them.