|Origin:||confronter 'to have a border with, confront', from Medieval Latin, from Latin com- ( COM-) + frons ( FRONT1)|
if a problem, difficulty etc confronts you, it appears and needs to be dealt with:
The problems confronting the new government were enormous.
be confronted with something
Customers are confronted with a bewildering amount of choice.
to deal with something very difficult or unpleasant in a brave and determined way:
We try to help people confront their problems.
to face someone in a threatening way, as though you are going to attack them:
Troops were confronted by an angry mob.
to accuse someone of doing something, especially by showing them the proof
confront somebody with/about something
I confronted him with my suspicions, and he admitted everything.
I haven't confronted her about it yet.