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 Meanings and Examples of PROFESS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
profess
 v.  state freely; practice as a profession, teach, or claim to be knowledgeable about; confess one's faith in, or allegiance to
Classic Sentence: (134 in 9 pages)
1  "The little baggage hath witchcraft in her, I profess," said he to Mr. Dimmesdale.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
2  I am convinced," said Edward, "that you really feel all the delight in a fine prospect which you profess to feel.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
3  But, in return, your sister must allow me to feel no more than I profess.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
4  I don't profess to be clear about dates.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
5  Confiding in you at all, on the faith of the interest you profess for him, I will not do so by halves.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
6  Well; all sorts of humbugs profess morality.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
7  Well, I don't profess to understand it yet.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
8  Let him, on meeting a fellow-mortal, learn at a glance to distinguish the history of the man, and the trade or profession to which he belongs.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
9  What is the use of having brains in our profession.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
10  Lanyon, you remember your vows: what follows is under the seal of our profession.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
11  From the House of Commons to the House of Correction, there is a general profession of morality, except among our people; it really is that exception which makes our people quite reviving.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X
12  In other respects, his profession and situation had taught him a ready command over his countenance, which he could contract at pleasure into solemnity, although its natural expression was that of good-humoured social indulgence.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
13  Jesters and jugglers were not awanting, nor was the occasion of the assembly supposed to render the exercise of their profession indecorous or improper.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
14  Yes, the profession is well enough under two circumstances: if it make the fortune, and there be discretion in spending it; but, in short, it is not a favourite profession of mine.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
15  The profession, either navy or army, is its own justification.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  Increased recruitment of women engineers will help correct the gender imbalance in the profession.
17  He is a lawyer by profession.
18  The lawyer reached a position of prominence in her profession at an early age.
19  Harry expects to follow the profession of lawyer.
20  The legal profession is starting to be less elitist and more representative.
21  The legal profession has fallen into disrepute.
22  In the nursing profession, women are in a / the majority.
23  His son is intended for the medical profession.
24  She followed her mother into the medical profession.
25  Reducing the number of staff is certain to inflame the already angry medical profession.
26  This research is a terrible indictment on the medical profession.
27  He soon came to revise his opinion of the profession.
28  There is a need to raise morale in the teaching profession.
29  The profession has no clear career structure.
30  It appears to me that this maxim is applicable to the medical as well as to the nautical profession.