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  1. profess: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. profess: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. profess: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. profess: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. profess: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. profess: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Profess, profess: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. profess: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Profess: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. profess: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. profess: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. profess: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. profess: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Profess, profess: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. profess: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. profess: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. profess: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Profess: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. profess: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. profess: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Profess: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. profess: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. profess: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. profess: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. profess: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. profess: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. profess: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. profess: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. profess: online medical dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (profess)

verb:  state insincerely ("He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt")
verb:  confess one's faith in, or allegiance to ("The teacher professed allegiance to the Muslim faith")
verb:  practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about ("She professes organic chemistry")
verb:  take vows, as in religious order ("She professed herself as a nun")
verb:  receive into a religious order or congregation
verb:  state freely ("The teacher professed that he was not generous when it came to giving good grades")
verb:  admit, make a clean breast of

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Words similar to profess:   concede, confess, professed, professes, professing, aver, avow, more...


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