verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of confess
Examples from the Web for confessed
As for the search, which will soon resume, Soelisto confessed that “the capability of our equipment is not optimum.”
After lunch one day, Hollande drove her back to her hotel in Limoges (he was headed to Tulle) and confessed his love.
Hollande confessed, saying he supported his ex-wife because of his children.
Hours later, he confessed to having shot his girlfriend out of jealousy.
He confessed after six hours of questioning, and was convicted despite the fact DNA from the crime scene implicated someone else.
"I really don't know exactly what he is," he confessed again.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
The priest, to whom she had confessed, could not be forgiven for having doubted whether she were a good Christian.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
"I don't know what ails that child," confessed puzzled Dr. Bennett.The Adopting of Rosa Marie|Carroll Watson Rankin
Some days later the kitten appeared with a huge pink bow behind its ears, somewhat awkwardly tied, if it must be confessed.Miss Billy|Eleanor H. Porter
It must be confessed that I have also more knowledge of men and the secret contempt—it must be—the best of them entertain for us.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith