Definition of professed:
masterly, to all intents and purposes, crack, affirmative, crackerjack, positive, veteran, avowed, supportive, declared, on the face of it, educated, side, ostensibly, the jury is still out (on), good, not necessarily, compleat, pro, adept, practiced, skilled, on paper, apparently, for, versed, professional, announced, approving, consummate, accomplished, told, expert, skillful, experienced, ace, partial, great, sympathetic, in theory, master, virtuoso, masterful, complete.
affirmed (part of speech: verb)
- set down
- believed (part of speech: verb)
- "A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution", Charles Dickens.
- "The Man Who Rose Again", Joseph Hocking.
- "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.