Verb(1) confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure(2) admit (to a wrongdoing(3) confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith
(1) Today we are privileged to welcome into the full life of the church's fellowship those who wish to confess their faith in Christ as Lord and Savior.(2) I must confess that I was slightly surprised(3) The priest unseen, behind the partition asks, ├ö├ç├┐Do you have any sins to confess my son?├ö├ç├û(4) He also showed His crucifixion scars on his hands and side to Thomas, this made him fall down and confess him as his own Lord and God.(5) I could not confess all my sins to the priest(6) I thought that they had a point, though I confess to being just about their readiest apologist, apart from the 30,000 who make their way to the Valley every other weekend.(7) I'd go to him and make him confess to being something no self-respecting photographer should ever call himself: an artist.(8) When is the last time we heard of a trial being interrupted by someone who steps forward to confess to the crime because he cannot bear to subject an innocent man to further ordeal?(9) once apprehended, they would confess their guilt(10) Despite this academic success, I confess to some skepticism regarding the adoption of their proposals at a state, much less federal, level.(11) Many people believe that it is impossible for anyone, except those who are insane or foolish, to confess to a crime that might bring capital punishment if he or she did not commit it.(12) The children all eventually confess to their crimes and profess profound remorse for their actions.(13) Our salvation begins with God's choice to save us, it continues via the inner work of the Spirit in our hearts, and it comes to fruition when we confess faith in His truth.(14) he wants to confess to Caroline's murder(15) As the people came forward in their thousands to confess their faith, however, I was aware only of calm meditation on the part of his crew and detected no expressions of triumph.(16) While we may confess one faith, the object of our true devotion reveals itself in our everyday actions and in the things to which we devote most of our time and energy.