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.