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
His nomination will test Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s professed goal of winning confirmation before the Supreme Court formally opens its next term Oct. 1.
Where Upper Chesapeake was concerned, Schneider was the ultimate volunteer and also the ultimate visionary, according to two Upper Chesapeake board members who professed their mutual respect for the former chairman.
The Dolphins have been mixing and matching offensive linemen for years — seeking chemistry that rarely materialized while professing the need to prepare for unexpected injuries.
By 1923 the state Klan professed to have fifty-eight Klaverns and as many as fifty thousand members, not including members of the WKKK or the youth groups.
Mitch Lowe, chief executive of MoviePass (and a former Netflix executive), professes to be undaunted by the losses.
Politicians might profess a commitment to reducing racial inequality, but most acted within neoliberal boundaries and with no interest in pushing integration further.
Steyer professes to understand the difference between political opposition to a President and support for a President’s removal from office.
But Cooley’s professed ethos of inclusivity may be cover for a darker agenda.
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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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