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Synonyms for confront

Synonyms for (verb) confront

Synonyms: face, face up, confront Definition: deal with (something unpleasant) head on Usage: You must confront your problems; He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

Similar words: set about, approach, go about Definition: begin to deal with Usage: approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project

Synonyms: face, confront Definition: oppose, as in hostility or a competition Usage: You must confront your opponent; Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring; The two enemies finally confronted each other

Similar words: take on, encounter, meet, play Definition: contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle Usage: Princeton plays Yale this weekend; Charlie likes to play Mary

Synonyms: confront Definition: be face to face with Usage: The child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume

Similar words: front, face, look Definition: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to Usage: The house looks north; My backyard look onto the pond; The building faces the park