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Verb: confess  kun'fes
  1. Admit to the truth, particularly in the context of sins or crimes committed
    - squeal, fink [N. Amer]
     
  2. Admit (to a wrongdoing)
    "She confessed that she had taken the money";
    - concede, profess
     
  3. Confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith

Derived forms: confessed, confesses, confessing

Type of: acknowledge, admit

Encyclopedia: Confess