Englischer Thesaurus
(Verb) 
Definition
to claim (something as true), often falsely
`I don't know,' he replied, professing innocence.
Synonyme
claim
He claimed that it was a conspiracy against him.
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allege
The accused is alleged to have killed a man.
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pretend
He pretended to be asleep.
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fake
He faked nonchalance.
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make out
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purport
a book that purports to tell the whole truth
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feign
You can't feign interest in something you loathe.
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act as if
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let on
I let on that I knew more than I really did.
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(Verb) 
Definition
to acknowledge openly
He professed that he was content with the arrangements.
Synonyme
state
Clearly state your address and telephone number.
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admit
A huge proportion of them admit to regularly breaking the laws of the road.
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announce
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
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maintain
Prosecutors maintain that no deal was made.
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confirm
I can confirm that the area is now in rebel hands.
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declare
He declared his intention to become the best golfer in the world.
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acknowledge
I acknowledge that I made a mistake.
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confess
I must confess I'm not a great sports enthusiast.
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assert
We assert that the bill violates the First Amendment.
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proclaim
He continues to proclaim his innocence.
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affirm
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
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certify
They have certified the document as genuine.
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avow
a public statement avowing neutrality
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vouch
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aver
Her friends aver that men find her fascinating.
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asseverate (formal)

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of acknowledge
Definition
to recognize or admit the truth of a statement
I acknowledge that I made a mistake.
Synonyme
in the sense of admit
Definition
to confess or acknowledge (a crime or mistake)
A huge proportion of them admit to regularly breaking the laws of the road.
Synonyme
come clean (informal),
come out of the closet,
sing (slang, US),
cough (slang),
spill your guts (slang),
fess up (slang)
in the sense of affirm
Definition
to declare to be true
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.

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