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"
confront, face up, face(verb)
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
"You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
confront, face, present(verb)
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 he confronted the man in the Halloween costume"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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,"
LyteHymn. 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.
Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.
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We can go on for ever talking about disunity within the GCC. Yes of course there are differences of opinions, but to make too much of that diversity is to neglect completely the unity that also prevails, especially over Iran, this is a time when the GCC are standing up to Iran and saying 'we've had enough of Iranian expansionism and we're going to be more determined to confront it.'.
I didn't want to share Republican Senate with anybody, and in the era of #MeToo survivors, I always believed that every person is different and they will confront their demons when they're ready, and I was not ready.
Our priority will be to strengthen measures to combat extremism and strengthen security capabilities to confront terrorism and the protection of the democratic transition.
The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.
Cyber threats pose one of the most serious economic and national security challenges to the United States, and my Administration is pursuing a comprehensive strategy to confront them.
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- изправям се пред, съпоставям, противостоя, стоя срещу, имам работа сBulgarian
- konfrontieren, gegenüberstellen, stellen, entgegentreten, begegnen, gegenübertreten, SacheGerman
- enfrentar, confrontarSpanish
- روبرو شدن باPersian
- confronter, affronterFrench
- सामना करनाHindi
- confrontare, affrontareItalian
- confronteren, vergelijken, tegenover stellenDutch
- enfrentar, confrontarPortuguese
- [[име́ть]] [[де́ло]] (с), сопоста́вить, противостоя́ть, противопоставля́ть, столкну́ться, противопоста́вить, ста́лкиваться, сопоставля́ть, противостоятьRussian
- ballafaqoj, përballojAlbanian
- yüzleştirmek, karşılaştırmak, karşı koymak, karşısına çıkmakTurkish
- Đối đầuVietnamese
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