Associations to the word «Confess»


CONFESS, verb. ​ To admit to the truth, particularly in the context of sins or crimes committed.
CONFESS, verb. To acknowledge faith in; to profess belief in.
CONFESS, verb. (religion) To unburden (oneself) of sins to a priest, in order to receive absolution.
CONFESS, verb. (religion) To hear or receive such a confession of sins from.
CONFESS, verb. ​ To disclose or reveal.

Dictionary definition

CONFESS, verb. Confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure.
CONFESS, verb. Admit (to a wrongdoing); "She confessed that she had taken the money".
CONFESS, verb. Confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith.

Wise words

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