To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
To put face to face; to cause to face or to meet; as, to confront one with the proofs of his wrong doing.
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"
deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
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"
be face to face with; "The child screamed when it confronted the man in the halloween costume"