confessar

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From Old Portuguese confessar, from Ecclesiastical Latin confessō ‎(I confess), a derivative of Latin confessus, past participle of cōnfiteor ‎(I confess, I admit) from con- + fateor ‎(I admit).

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confessar ‎(first-person singular present indicative confesso, past participle confessado)

  1. (transitive) to confess; to own up to; to admit to (to admit one has done something, especially something bad)
  2. (religion, transitive or intransitive) to confess (to disclose one’s sins to a clergyman)
  3. (religion, transitive) to confess (to hear someone’s confessions)
  4. (chiefly religion, transitive) to confess; to follow (to have a given religion or set of beliefs)

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