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1. confront

verb. ['kənˈfrʌnt'] oppose, as in hostility or a competition.

Synonyms

  • breast
  • oppose
  • encounter
  • match
  • face
  • play
  • take on
  • take the bull by the horns
  • front
  • play off
  • meet

Antonyms

  • juvenile
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  • leeward

Etymology

  • confronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confrontare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Confront

  • vanbrunt
  • affront
  • stunt
  • klundt
  • grunt
  • glunt
  • brunt
  • blunt
  • sundt
  • shunt
  • runte
  • punt
  • pundt
  • munt
  • mundt
  • lunt
  • lundt
  • jundt
  • hunte
  • hunt
  • hundt
  • cunt
  • bunte
  • bunt

How do you pronounce confront?

Pronounce confront as kənˈfrənt.

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Sentences with confront


1. Verb, base form
If the employee threatens you with a weapon, remain calm and controlled and do not confront the employee.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Demonstrate understanding and patience when you confront your partner.

Quotes about confront


1. I don't want to be a man,"said Jace. "I want to be an angst-ridden teenager who can't confront his own inner demons and takes it out verbally on other people instead.""Well,"said Luke, "you're doing a fantastic job.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

2. Hope lies in having more faith in the power of God to heal us than in the power of anything to hurt or destroy us. In realizing that as children of God we are bigger than our problems, we have the power at last to confront them.
- Marianne Williamson

3. My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

2. confront

verb. ['kənˈfrʌnt'] deal with (something unpleasant) head on.

Synonyms

  • go about
  • face
  • undertake
  • face up
  • take on
  • set about
  • tackle
  • present

Antonyms

  • Heaven
  • diverge
  • surrender
  • refrain

Etymology

  • confronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confrontare (Latin)

3. confront

verb. ['kənˈfrʌnt'] present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize.

Synonyms

  • face up
  • present

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • confronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confrontare (Latin)

4. confront

verb. ['kənˈfrʌnt'] be face to face with.

Synonyms

  • front
  • look

Antonyms

  • front
  • rear
  • windward

Etymology

  • confronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • confrontare (Latin)
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