Examples of profess in a Sentence
He professes confidence in his friend.
They profess loyalty to the king.
Recent Examples of profess from the Web
For starters, after professing her love for Muslim artist Adena El-Amin (Nikohl Boosheri), the two are forced apart by immigration officers as Adena is sent back to her home country.
Investors and politicians had confidence in the burly, red-headed Griffin, who professed to be a former Wall Street merchant banker.
On ‘‘Night Court,’’ Anderson played Judge Harry T. Stone, a young jurist who professed his love for singer Mel Torme, actress Jean Harlow, magic tricks and his collection of art-deco ties.
So intentionally provocative are the protests that professed claims of free speech rights get lost in the two-way anger.
But for many prospects, that becomes background noise if a single club professes its affection.
At the time, the actor was being scrutinized for his Scientology beliefs, sparring with Matt Lauer over psychiatry and jumping on Oprah Winfrey's coach after professing his love for new girlfriend Katie Holmes.
Nielsen Says Unaware On Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen professed ignorance when asked about the findings.
Nunes and other Trump allies in Congress are demanding documents about this source, professing there may have been something untoward going on with him.
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Origin and Etymology of profess
PROFESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of profess for English Language Learners
: to say or declare (something) openly
: to say that you are, do, or feel something when other people doubt what you say
: to believe in (a particular religion)
PROFESS Defined for Kids
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