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1. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about.

Antonyms

  • resist

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Profess

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  • stds
  • nonetheless
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  • simplesse
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  • reinvests
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  • kjos
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  • express'
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  • distress
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  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
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  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

How do you pronounce profess?

Pronounce profess as prəˈfɛs.

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Sentences with profess


1. Verb, base form
They celebrate the same sacraments and profess the same apostolic faith as all Roman Catholics across the world.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Those who profess a belief in Lemuria say that it predated Atlantis and that its real name is Mu.

Quotes about profess


1. I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005]
- Philip Pullman

2. I come here with no expectations, only to profess, now that I am at liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be yours.
- Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

3. Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
- Thomas de Quincey

2. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] confess one's faith in, or allegiance to.

Antonyms

  • disallow

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

3. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] admit (to a wrongdoing).

Synonyms

  • admit
  • own up
  • confess
  • acknowledge
  • fess up
  • concede

Antonyms

  • reject
  • expatriate
  • disagree
  • take

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

4. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] take vows, as in religious order.

Synonyms

  • vow

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

5. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] state freely.

Antonyms

  • iodinate

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

6. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] state insincerely.

Synonyms

  • pretend

Antonyms

  • disavow
  • exclude

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)

7. profess

verb. ['prəˈfɛs'] receive into a religious order or congregation.

Synonyms

  • accept
  • admit
  • take on

Antonyms

  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse
  • ionate

Etymology

  • professer (Anglo-Norman)
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