What does the word confront mean?

Usage examples for confront

  1. " We'll confront Gabriel Chestermarke tonight with what we know. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  2. Thus General von Manteuffel had at first to confront with a small force a greatly superior enemy. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  3. Let us confront it. – Death Points a Finger by Will Levinrew