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
The talk also took a humorous turn at points, with Jones professing his admiration for former First Lady Michelle Obama.
To go out there and profess loyalty and concern for these institutions and then openly speculate with no evidence is highly irresponsible.
That has put Labour, a party that professes to defend all minorities, in a harsher spotlight and made a solution more urgent.
In fact, during the call, Cambridge Analytica again professed its innocence.
Only if Congress and the American people saw the secret documents themselves would they be persuaded to believe what Ellsberg knew: that Nixon and Kissinger were planning another escalation while professing peace.
The weird power dynamics at play throughout are almost as fascinating as the play with which Mr. Pacino professes to be obsessed.
The real question is how these instincts combine with his, and his party’s, professed pro-Europeanism.
Yet the truth is that those professing surprise about manipulation and staging in reality TV either haven't been looking very hard or don't want to know, and would be equally shocked to discover that gambling was going on in Casablanca.
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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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