declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
"He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
admit, allow in, let in, intromit(verb)
allow to enter; grant entry to
"We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"
admit, let in, include(verb)
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"
accept, admit, take, take on(verb)
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"
"This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
give access or entrance to
"The French doors admit onto the yard"
accommodate, hold, admit(verb)
have room for; hold without crowding
"This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
serve as a means of entrance
"This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
To allow to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take.
To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise.
To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess.
To be capable of; to permit. In this sense, "of" may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.
the words do not admit such a construction.
to give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of)
To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
Origin: From admitten, amitten, from admettre, amettre, from admitto, from ad- + mittere.
to suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a cause
to give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse
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
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
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
Origin: [OE. amitten, L. admittere, admissum; ad + mittere to send: cf. F. admettre, OF. admettre, OF. ametre. See Missile.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ad-mit′, v.t. to allow to enter: to let in: to concede: to acknowledge: to be capable of:—pr.p. admit′ting; pa.p. admit′ted.—n. Admissibil′ity.—adj. Admis′sible, that may be admitted or allowed (generally, or specially as legal proof).—ns. Admis′sion, Admit′tance, the act of admitting: anything admitted or conceded: leave to enter.—adj. Admit′table, that may be admitted.—adv. Admit′tedly. [Through Fr. from L. admittĕre, -missum—ad, to, mittĕre, to send.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Admit' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2877
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Admit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1699
Rank popularity for the word 'Admit' in Verbs Frequency: #204
The numerical value of Admit in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Admit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of Admit in a Sentence
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.
It's time to stop fighting my body. I have known for a while but I've struggled to admit to myself and others. The countless sleepless nights, the aches and the pains and the constant mental battles were all signs pointing to a new path.
It's embarrassing to admit it, but I never considered the political ramifications, i really wanted to tell a love story, but as I was writing it, and as we were making it, it did occur to me that there's a sort of dramatic irony in the sense that everyone watching the movie will always know what they went on to do.
People love to admit they have bad handwriting or that they can't do math. And they will readily admit to being awkward 'I'm such a klutz' But they will never admit to having a poor sense of humor or being a bad driver.
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- допускам, пускам да влезе, признавам, позволявамBulgarian
- cyfaddef, gadael i mewnWelsh
- einlassen, zulassen, zugebenGerman
- dar entrada, reconocer, admitir, dejar entrarSpanish
- myöntää, sallia, päästääFinnish
- admettre, avouerFrench
- aidichScottish Gaelic
- bevall, beismer, bebocsát, beenged, elismerHungarian
- far entrare, ammettere, riconoscereItalian
- toestaan, bekennen, toelaten, toegeven, binnenlaten, toegang verlenenDutch
- tilståNorwegian Nynorsk
- tilstå, slippe inn, innrømmeNorwegian
- aceitar, admitir, reconhecer, permitirPortuguese
- признать, допускать, допустить, признаватьRussian
- erkänna, bekänna, tillåta, släppa in, medge, bekräfta, tillståSwedish
- thừa nhậnVietnamese
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