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Definition of Confront

Confront

  1. To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
  2. To put face to face; to cause to face or to meet; as, to confront one with the proofs of his wrong doing.
  3. To set in opposition for examination; to put in contrast; to compare.

Confront Quotations

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

The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
Tim Holden

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.
Sun Tzu

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
George W. Bush

I was taught to confront things you can't avoid. Death is one of those things. To live in a society where you're trying not to look at it is stupid because looking at death throws us back into life with more vigour and energy. The fact that flowers don't last for ever makes them beautiful.
Damien Hirst
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Confront Translations

confront in Dutch is het hoofd bieden
confront in French is affrontent, affronter, affrontons, confrontent
confront in Italian is contrastare
confront in Portuguese is confronte
confront in Spanish is confrontar
confront in Swedish is konfrontera