Synonyms of profess in English:

profess


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verb

1‘he professed his undying love for her’

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declare, announce, proclaim, assert, state, affirm, avow, maintain, protest, aver, vow
rare asseverate

2‘she thrived on the publicity she professed to loathe’

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claim, pretend, purport, allege, make a pretence of, lay claim, make out that
informal let on that

3‘in 325 the Emperor himself professed Christianity’

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affirm one's faith in, state one's faith in, affirm one's allegiance to, make a public declaration of, declare publicly, avow, confess, acknowledge publicly