Con·front v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Confronting.]
1. To stand facing or in front of; to face; esp. to face hostilely; to oppose with firmness.
We four, indeed, confronted were with four
In Russian habit. --Shak.
He spoke and then confronts the bull. --Dryden.
Hester caught hold of Pearl, and drew her forcibly into her arms, confronting the old Puritan magistrate with almost a fierce expression. --Hawthorne.
It was impossible at once to confront the might of France and to trample on the liberties of England. --Macaulay.
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.
When I confront a medal with a verse, I only show you the same design executed by different hands. --Addison.