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Definition 1: openly declared as such - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an avowed enemy
  • her professed love of everything about that country
  • McKinley was assassinated by a professed anarchist

Synonyms for professed in the sense of this definition

(professed is similar to ...) made known or openly avowed

"their declared and their covert objectives" "a declared liberal"

Definition 2: professing to be qualified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a professed philosopher

(professed is similar to ...) engaged in a profession or engaging in as a profession or means of livelihood

"the professional man or woman possesses distinctive qualifications" "began her professional career after the Olympics" "professional theater" "professional football" "a professional cook" "professional actors and athletes"

Definition 3: claimed with intent to deceive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • his professed intentions

(professed is similar to ...) made known or openly avowed

"their declared and their covert objectives" "a declared liberal"

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