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Definitions of admit

  1. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise; as, to admit an attorney to practice law; the prisoner was admitted to bail. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess; as, the argument or fact is admitted; he admitted his guilt. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To be capable of; to permit; as, the words do not admit such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after the verb, or may be omitted. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To permit to enter; allow in argument; to receive. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To allow to enter: to let in: to concede: to be capable of :-pr.p. admitting: pa.p. admitted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To allow; to concede; to let in. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. To allow to enter; receive; permit; concede. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To give scope, warrant, or permission; with of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To give entrance; often with to. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance into a place, an office, or the mind; to give right of entrance; to allow: to concede as true; to acknowledge. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To permit to enter; to receive as true; to allow. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. Admitted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for admit

  1. She will admit no one but Miss Pewsey. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  2. Ought we to admit this gentleman? – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
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