Definitions of profess:
  • verb:   state insincerely
    Example: "He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt"
  • verb:   confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
    Example: "The teacher professed allegiance to the Muslim faith"
  • verb:   practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
    Example: "She professes organic chemistry"
  • verb:   take vows, as in religious order
    Example: "She professed herself as a nun"
  • verb:   receive into a religious order or congregation
  • verb:   state freely
    Example: "The teacher professed that he was not generous when it came to giving good grades"
  • verb:   admit, make a clean breast of

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Book See profess used in context: 5 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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