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
China used to profess no interest in how other countries run themselves, so long as it was left alone.
And despite Graham’s professed bipartisanship, today’s thriving alliance between the Republican Party and conservative Christianity doesn’t deviate much from his model.
Some 6,800 people came forward to publicly profess faith during that crusade, Graham’s aides said at the time.
Dave is planning on professing his love to Jane when a chance encounter with a mysterious girl from another high school, Aubrey Miller, changes everything.
Sensing a general air of frustration among the soccer community, all eight professed themselves to be change agents.
In an emotional, teary rant, Garcia professed her love for Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, calling him the greatest of all-time.
From coaches to players, the Philadelphia Eagles thanked Jesus, professed their love for Jesus, and expressed how Christ had provided strength through adversity.
One teenage love is professed over a school intercom, while another beckons for forgiveness Romeo and Juliet style.
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Origin and Etymology of profess
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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