Etymology: From French confronter, from medieval Latin confrontare, from con- + frons "forehead", "front"
- (transitive) To stand or meet face, facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance; to come face to face with; to oppose; to challenge.
- (transitive) To deal with.
- (transitive) To something bring face to face with.
- (transitive) To come up against; to encounter.
- (intransitive) To engage in confrontation.
- (transitive) To set a thing side by side with; to compare.
- (transitive) To put a thing facing to; to set in contrast to.
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