Translation of "profess" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /prəˈfes/ us

to state something, sometimes in a way that is not sincere

manifestar, expresar, presumir, pretender
She professes not to be interested in money.
I don’t profess to know all the details about the case.
She professes ignorance of the whole affair, though I’m not sure I believe her.

(Translation of “profess” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /prəˈfes/

to state or declare openly.


to claim or pretend

He professed to be an expert.
profession /-ʃən/ noun

an occupation or job that needs special knowledge, eg medicine, law, teaching, engineering etc

’What is your profession?’ ’I’m a lawyer.’

the people who have such an occupation

the legal profession.

an open statement or declaration.

declaración, afirmación
professional /-ʃə-/ adjective

of a profession

professional skill.

of a very high standard

profesional, muy bueno
a very professional performance.

earning money by performing, or giving instruction, in a sport or other activity that is a pastime for other people; not amateur

a professional musician/golfer.
professionally adverb

profesionalmente, con profesionalidad
He used to play tennis professionally.

(Translation of “profess” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)