con·front /kən-'frənt/ vt: to face or bring face-to-face for the purpose of challenging esp. through cross-examinationthe accused shall enjoy the right...to be confront ed with the witnesses against him — U.S. Constitution amend. VIcon·fron·ta·tion /ˌkän-frən-'tā-shən/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accost, brave, breast, come across, come face to face with, come in contact, face, meet, stand facing, stand opposite
act in opposition to, argue against, assail, be against, be at cross-purposes, be opposite, challenge, come in conflict with, contend against, contend with, contradict, contrapose, contrast with, contravene, controvert, count against, counteract, counterattack, counterwork, cross, defy, deny, disagree with, disapprove, dispute, engage in conflict with, go against, mark against, match against, meet in conflict, object, offer resistance, oppugn, protest, put in opposition, rebuff, recalcitrate, repel, resist, rise against, rival, run counter, run counter to, se opponere, set oneself against, skirmish, stand firm, stem, strike back, struggle, take exception to, turn against, wrangle, wrestle with
associated concepts: right of cross-examination, right to confront witnesses
accost, approach, challenge, collide (clash), contrast, cross (disagree with), defy, fight (battle), grapple, oppose, oppugn, repel (drive back), resist (oppose), withstand
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To face someone; to come face to face with a problem or an accusation.n.confrontation
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.