Bedeutung von “confront” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /kənˈfrʌnt/

to tell someone something, or show them something to try to make them admit they have done something wrong:

Confronted with the evidence, she broke down and confessed.
be confronted by/with sth

to be in a difficult situation, or to be shown something which may cause difficulties:

We are confronted by the possibility of war.

to stand in front of someone in a frightening way:

He was confronted by two masked men.

to see that a problem exists and try to deal with it:

First, they must confront their addiction.

(Definition von “confront” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)