- The act of acknowledging the truth, validity, or veracity of a charge or allegation
- The process of making a personal declaration of one's faults, wrongdoings, or crimes
- After hours of intensive questioning, the suspect decided to confess to the crime.
- In a private meeting with his lawyer, he chose to confess his involvement in the fraudulent scheme.
- Feeling guilty, she decided to confess her role in the vandalism to the authorities.