professed

adjective pro·fessed \ prə-ˈfest , prō- \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of professed

1 : openly and freely declared or acknowledged : affirmed
2 : professing to be qualified; also : expert

Examples of professed in a Sentence

  1. He is a professed enemy of the king.

  2. a professed analyst of American presidential politics

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First Known Use of professed

circa 1524


PROFESSED Defined for English Language Learners

professed

adjective

Definition of professed for English Language Learners

  • : openly said or declared



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