What is the definition of profess?

Definitions for profess

  • verb - state insincerely; "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"; "She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber"; "She pretends to be an expert on wine"
  • verb - confess one's faith in
  • verb - admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money"
  • verb - practice as a profession
  • verb - take vows
  • verb - receive into a religious order or congregation
  • verb - state freely; "The teacher professed that he was not generous when it came to giving good grades"
  • Pronounciation of profess

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    Synonyms for profess

    pretend concede confess

    Antonyms for profess

    No antonyms found for profess.

    Holonyms for profess

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    Hypernyms for profess

    acknowledge take on claim vow declare accept admit take

    Hyponyms for profess

    take the veil make a clean breast of own up fess up

    Meronyms for profess

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    Sounds like profess

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