Acknowledgment; avowal, especially in a matter pertaining to one's self; the admission of a debt, obligation, or crime.
- The act or process of confessing.
- Something confessed, especially disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution.
- A written or oral statement acknowledging guilt, made by one who has been accused or charged with an offense.
- An avowal of belief in the doctrines of a particular faith; a creed.
- A church or group of worshipers adhering to a specific creed.