Openly declared or frankly acknowledged
To declare one's faith in
To acknowledge or admit (defeat).
To pretend is defined as to claim, to make believe or imitate.
To assert; to aver; to declare.
State means to speak or say something.
To state positively; declare; affirm
The definition of affirm is to state something to be true.
To acknowledge or confess
To own with gratitude or as a benefit or an obligation; as, to acknowledge a favor.
To pretend; dissemble
To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
To beat with a whip made from hide.
Find another word for professed. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for professed, like: declared, pledged, announced, avowed, confessed, conceded, pretended, vouched, stated, claimed and asserted.