Definitions and translations for "confess"

Definition of confess

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1. To admit to the truth, particularly in the context of sins or crimes committed.
People confess to anything under torture.
2. To acknowledge faith in; to profess belief in.
3. To unburden (oneself) of sins to a priest, in order to receive absolution.
4. To hear or receive such a confession of sins from.
5. To disclose or reveal.
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English - English - confess

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v. admit (guilt, etc.); declare faith in; tell one's sins to a priest

English - Spanish - confess

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v. confesar, expresar reconocimiento de, reconocer; confesarse

English - French - confess

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v. confesser, avouer, admettre; se confesser

English - German - confess

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v. beichten, zugeben; bekennen

English - Indonesian - confess

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v. mengakui, mengaku

English - Italian - confess

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v. confessare; ammettere, riconoscere; professare

English - Polish - confess

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v. przyznać się do czegoś, wyznać, spowiadać, wyspowiadać, wyznawać

English - Portuguese - confess

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v. confessar

English - Romanian - confess

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v. mărturisi, recunoaşte vină, recunoaşte, admite, spovedi: se spovedi, spovedi, face mărturisiri, asculta spovedania cuiva

English - Russian - confess

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г. признавать, признаваться, сознаваться, исповедовать, исповедоваться, покаяться

English - Turkish - confess

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f. itiraf etmek, kabullenmek, söylemek, günah çıkarmak

English - Ukrainian - confess

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v. визнавати, признаватися, сповідатися, зізнавати, зізнаватися, каятися

English - Dutch - confess

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ww. biechten; toegeven

English - Greek - confess

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ρήμ. ομολογώ, εξομολογούμαι, εξομολογώ, παραδέχομαι

English - Arabic - confess

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‏إعترف، أقر ب، أقر، إعترف للكاهن‏

English - Chinese - confess

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(动) 坦白, 承认, 供认; 听取...忏悔; 向...忏悔; 表明信仰...; 供认, 承认, 交代; 忏悔

English - Chinese - confess

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(動) 坦白, 承認, 供認; 聽取...懺悔; 向...懺悔; 表明信仰...; 供認, 承認, 交代; 懺悔

English - Hindi - confess

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v. स्वीकार करना, मानना, पापों को कह देना

English - Japanese - confess

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(動) 白状する(罪など), 自白する; 告白する; 告解する

English - Korean - confess

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동. 자인하다, 인정하다 ( 유죄 등을); 믿음을 고백하다; 고해 성사를 하다

English - Vietnamese - confess

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v. xưng, thú nhận, cung khai
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Synonyms for confess
admit: tell, avow, agree, allow, concede, acknowledge
Verb forms for confess
Present participle: confessing
Present: confess (3.person: confesses)
Past: confessed
Future: will confess
Present conditional: would confess
Present Perfect: have confessed (3.person: has confessed)
Past Perfect: had confessed
Future Perfect: will have confessed
Past conditional: would have confessed