Definition of 'confess'
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He had no form, had been in no kind of trouble until the urge to confess got into him. PASSION IN THE PEAK (2002)And when I see people in the court, I must confess I watch them. KICK BACK (2002)Best to confess your sins in circumstances like this, then hope for expiation. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2002)
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Translations for 'confess'
British English: confess /kənˈfɛs/ VERB
If you confess to doing something wrong or something that you are ashamed of, you admit that you did it.
He confessed to the crime.
I had expected her to confess that she only wrote these books for the money.
- American English: confess
- Arabic: يَعْتَرِفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: confessar
- Chinese: 坦白
- Croatian: priznati
- Czech: přiznat (se)
- Danish: tilstå
- Dutch: bekennen
- European Spanish: confesar
- Finnish: tunnustaa
- French: confesser
- German: gestehen
- Greek: ομολογώ
- Italian: confessare
- Japanese: 自白する
- Korean: 고백하다
- Norwegian: tilstå
- Polish: przyznawać się
- European Portuguese: confessar
- Romanian: a mărturisi
- Russian: признавать
- Spanish: confesar
- Swedish: erkänna
- Thai: สารภาพ
- Turkish: itiraf etmek
- Ukrainian: зізнаватися
- Vietnamese: thú nhận
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