Synonyms for confront
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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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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, faceverb
deal with (something unpleasant) head on
"You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
confront, face, presentverb
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"
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We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.
We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about 'unthinkable things' because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
The great tragedies of history occur not when right confronts wrong but when two rights confront each other.
One of the strengths that makes America exceptional is our willingness to openly confront our past, face our imperfections, make changes and do better, rather than another reason to refight old arguments, I hope that today's report can help us leave these techniques where they belong—in the past.
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- изправям се пред, съпоставям, имам работа с, противостоя, стоя срещуBulgarian
- gegenübertreten, Sache, begegnen, entgegentreten, konfrontieren, stellen, gegenüberstellenGerman
- enfrentar, confrontarSpanish
- روبرو شدن باPersian
- affronter, confronterFrench
- सामना करनाHindi
- affrontare, confrontareItalian
- confronteren, tegenover stellen, vergelijkenDutch
- confrontar, enfrentarPortuguese
- противостоять, сопоставля́ть, ста́лкиваться, противопоста́вить, столкну́ться, противопоставля́ть, противостоя́ть, сопоста́вить, [[име́ть]] [[де́ло]] (с)Russian
- ballafaqoj, përballojAlbanian
- karşılaştırmak, karşısına çıkmak, yüzleştirmek, karşı koymakTurkish
- Đối đầuVietnamese
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