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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: profess (0.00906 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to profess.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be
knowledgeable about; “She professes organic chemistry”
2: confess one's faith in, or allegiance to; “The terrorists
professed allegiance to the Muslim faith”
; “he professes
to be a Communist”
3: admit, make a clean breast of; “She confessed that she had
taken the money”
4: state freely; “The teacher professed that he was not
generous when it came to giving good grades”
5: receive into a religious order or congregation
6: take vows, as in religious order; “she professed herself as
7: state insincerely; “He professed innocence but later
admitted his guilt”
; “She pretended not to have known the
; “She pretends to be an expert on wine”
English → English
(pr[-o]*f[e^]s"), v. i.
1. To take a profession upon one's self by a public
declaration; to confess. --Drayton.
2. To declare friendship. [Obs.] --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Professed
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Professing
.] [F. prof[`e]s, masc., professe, fem.,
professed (monk or nun), L. professus, p. p. of profiteri to
profess; pro before, forward + fateri to confess, own. See
1. To make open declaration of, as of one's knowledge,
belief, action, etc.; to avow or acknowledge; to confess
publicly; to own or admit freely. “Hear me profess
The best and wisest of them all professed
To know this only, that he nothing knew. --Milton.
2. To set up a claim to; to make presence to; hence, to put
on or present an appearance of.
I do profess to be no less than I seem. --Shak.
3. To present to knowledge of, to proclaim one's self versed
in; to make one's self a teacher or practitioner of, to
set up as an authority respecting; to declare (one's self
to be such); as, he professes surgery; to profess one's
self a physician.