Definition Of confront


meet (someone) face to face with hostile or argumentative intent.

300 policemen confronted an equal number of union supporters

Example Of confront

  • According to the police report, he confronted him after the guard detained his stepdaughter.

  • Arguably, however, less tractable difficulties confront him in the realm of spirits.

  • At the end of the film he learns to confront his mother, defy his family and find his own gay way.

  • Beyond the infinite number of troubles caused by getting away with pure talk, the contemporary politicians also will not confront the real problems.

  • But really that avoids rather than confronts the problem.

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