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Definition 1: confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for confess in the sense of this definition

(confess is a kind of ...) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

"He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

Definition 2: admit (to a wrongdoing) - [verb of communication]

Samples where confess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She confessed that she had taken the money

Synonyms for confess in the sense of this definition

(confess is a kind of ...) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

"He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

(... is a kind of confess ) admit or acknowledge a wrongdoing or error

"the writer of the anonymous letter owned up after they identified his handwriting"

Definition 3: confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith - [verb of communication]

(confess is a kind of ...) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

"He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

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