Textual thesaurus for "confront"

(verb) face, face up

deal with (something unpleasant) head on

You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

(verb) face, present

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

(verb) face

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