Definition and Meanings for confront
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Part of Speech of confront
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of confront
Meaning of confront
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- 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.
- to set in opposition for examination; to put in contrast; to compare.