Synonyms to bring to bay

come up against, alight upon, blunder upon, bump into, chance upon, close with, come across, come among, come on, come upon, confront, discover serendipitously, encounter, fall across, fall among, fall foul of, fall in with, fall upon, fight hand-to-hand, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet, meet head-on, meet up with, meet with, pitch upon, run across, run into, run smack into, run up against, run upon, stumble on, stumble upon, tumble on, Olympic games, Olympics, accost, action, advance, affront, altercation, approach, appropinquate, approximate, appulse, argument, assail, bang, bang into, battle, be exposed to, be subjected to, bear down on, bear down upon, bear up, bout, brave, breast, bring before, bring forward, bring up, brunt, brush, bulldozing, bulling, bump, cannon, carambole, carom, carom into, challenge, clash, clash with, close, close in, collide, collision, collision course, come, come closer, come forward, come into collision, come near, come up