EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENCOUNTER
Had the encounter been anticipated his composure would perhaps have failed him.
As a last rally, he tried to picture the difficulties he might encounter.
If you go towards the harbour, you'll most likely encounter your brother.
By this time several persons had hurried to the scene of the encounter.
Chicago Red grinned with cheerful acceptance of the issue in such an encounter.
That was what K. took home with him after his encounter with Tillie.
He is the most deadly enemy we have had to encounter to-day.
But it would have been dangerous to encounter heavy weather in her.
I can enter into your trials and annoyances as keenly as if I had to encounter them.
In such effort alone is it possible for need to encounter help.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ENCOUNTER
- be caught short
- defy danger
- expose to danger
- go out of one's depth
- hang by a thread
- leap before looking
- leave to luck
- play with fire
- put in jeopardy
- run the chance
- run the risk
- skate on thin ice
- take a flyer
- take a header
- take a plunge
- take on
- take the liberty