HyperDic: confessor

English > 2 senses of the word confessor:
NOUNperson confessora priest who hears confession and gives absolution
person confessorsomeone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves)
English > confessor: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA priest who hears confession and gives absolution.
BroaderpriestA clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites
Spanishconfesante, confesor, penitenciario
Catalanconfessor, director espiritual
Verbsconfessconfess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith
English > confessor: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who confesses (discloses information damaging to themselves).
BroadercommunicatorA person who communicates with others
Verbsconfessconfess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
confessadmit (to a wrongdoing)

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