- \andettan1 wv/t1b 1. to confess what one has done wrong, acknowledge; 2. to confess, admit the truth of a charge, unfavorable statement, etc.; 3. to confess a person, acknowledge excellence in something; 4. to make acknowledgement of a benefit to a person, to give thanks, praise to; 5. to confess a purpose, to promise, vow
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confess — late 14c., from O.Fr. confesser (trans. and intrans.), from V.L. *confessare, from L. confess , pp. stem of confiteri to acknowledge, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + fateri to admit, akin to fari speak (see FAME … Etymology dictionary