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  • I find no one who even professes to see any way out of it. Cited from The Dictator, by Justin McCarthy
  • Also he had a very poor opinion of what others might profess to know. Cited from Children of the Wild, by Charles G. D. Roberts
  • He professes to have other and even greater powers than what we have seen. Cited from Rujub, the Juggler, by G. A. Henty
  • Many people even profess to have seen something with their own eyes. Cited from The Hero of Esthonia and Others, by William Forsell Kirby
  • She runs to his office to find him, and professes her love for him.
  • Now, what man among them, professes to have seen this woman for twenty-one years? Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • I like to see a man live up to what he professes. Cited from True to his Colours, by Theodore P. Wilson
  • Today amongst its members are many people who profess no particular religion.
  • He professes to have drawn around the house a line which no human foot may cross. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • For herself, she should die professing the faith of her father and mother. Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v5
  • I do not see how they can think otherwise on the principles they will profess. Cited from Anticipations, by Herbert George Wells
  • He professes his love for her, and the film ends with their marriage.
  • I do not profess to understand why he had to be taken from us.
  • Her of estate covered by tall trees and wild flowers professed her love for nature.
  • When she asks why he did such a thing, he professes his love to her.
  • The professed, too, saw him suddenly beside them without the doors having been opened.
  • Took it from a girl he professes to love -- who is working for herself! Cited from The Independence of Claire, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • That is a problem for a young lady who professes knowledge of human nature. Cited from V1 Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, by Trevelyan
  • If he profess to offer thoughts, he really gives the results of his thinking. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 76, February, 1864, by Various
  • He also has recorded some country music, having professed a love for that genre.
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Root form of professed is profess for the verb.

Words starting with professed

Meaning of professed

  • verb Practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about
    She professes organic chemistry
  • verb Confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
    The terrorists professed allegiance to their country, he professes to be a Communist
  • verb State freely
    The teacher professed that he was not generous when it came to giving good grades
  • verb Receive into a religious order or congregation
  • verb Take vows, as in religious order
    she professed herself as a nun
  • verb State insincerely
    He professed innocence but later admitted his guilt, She pretended not to have known the suicide bomber, She pretends to be an expert on wine