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Synonyms for confrontkənˈfrʌnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confront, face(verb)

    oppose, as in hostility or a competition

    Synonyms:
    present, face, front, look, confront, face up

    Antonyms:
    avoid

  2. confront, face up, face(verb)

    deal with (something unpleasant) head on

    Synonyms:
    present, face, front, look, confront, face up

    Antonyms:
    avoid

  3. confront, face, present(verb)

    present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize

    Synonyms:
    portray, demonstrate, confront, demo, deliver, acquaint, represent, pose, give, lay out, front, look, face up, award, introduce, present, exhibit, face, stage, salute, gift, show, submit

    Antonyms:
    avoid

  4. confront(verb)

    be face to face with

    Synonyms:
    present, face, face up

    Antonyms:
    avoid

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confront

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confront(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    encounter, face, bring face to face, oppose openly

  2. confront(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    compare, bring into comparison

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

face, tackle, address, meet, combat, cope, counter, facing


Translations for confront

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • konfronteerAfrikaans
  • مواجهةArabic
  • изправям се пред, съпоставям, противостоя, стоя срещу, имам работа сBulgarian
  • konfrontovatCzech
  • konfrontereDanish
  • konfrontieren, gegenüberstellen, stellen, entgegentreten, begegnen, gegenübertreten, SacheGerman
  • αντιμετωπίGreek
  • enfrentar, confrontarSpanish
  • روبرو شدن باPersian
  • kohdataFinnish
  • confronter, affronterFrench
  • התעמתHebrew
  • सामना करनाHindi
  • szembeszállHungarian
  • menghadapiIndonesian
  • confrontare, affrontareItalian
  • לְהִתְעַמֵתHebrew
  • 対峙するJapanese
  • 대치하다Korean
  • adversusLatin
  • confronteren, vergelijken, tegenover stellenDutch
  • konfrontereNorwegian
  • konfrontowaćPolish
  • enfrentar, confrontarPortuguese
  • confruntaRomanian
  • [[име́ть]] [[де́ло]] (с), сопоста́вить, противостоя́ть, противопоставля́ть, столкну́ться, противопоста́вить, ста́лкиваться, сопоставля́ть, противостоятьRussian
  • ballafaqoj, përballojAlbanian
  • konfronteraSwedish
  • எதிர்கொள்ளTamil
  • అదుపుచేయలేనిTelugu
  • เผชิญหน้าThai
  • yüzleştirmek, karşılaştırmak, karşı koymak, karşısına çıkmakTurkish
  • протистоятиUkrainian
  • مقابلہUrdu
  • Đối đầuVietnamese
  • קאָנפראָנטYiddish
  • 面对Chinese

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