To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
- To come face to face with, especially with defiance or hostility: I wish to confront my accuser in a court of law.
- To bring face to face with: The defendant was confronted with incontrovertible evidence of guilt.
- To come up against; encounter: confronted danger at every turn.
- To engage in confrontation: "She got no child support. [She] didn't argue or confront” ( Gail Sheehy).