What does admission mean?

Definitions for admission
ædˈmɪʃ ənad·mis·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. admission, admittancenoun

    the act of admitting someone to enter

    "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

  2. admissionnoun

    an acknowledgment of the truth of something

  3. entrance fee, admission, admission charge, admission fee, admission price, price of admission, entrance moneynoun

    the fee charged for admission

  4. entree, access, accession, admission, admittancenoun

    the right to enter

Wiktionary

  1. admissionnoun

    The act or practice of admitting.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  2. admissionnoun

    Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  3. admissionnoun

    The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  4. admissionnoun

    Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  5. admissionnoun

    A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  6. admissionnoun

    Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

  7. admissionnoun

    The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry.

    There is no way he has seen that show, the admission is more than he makes in a week.

    Etymology: admissio; compare French admission. See admit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Admissionnoun

    the act or practice of admitting

  2. Admissionnoun

    power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach

  3. Admissionnoun

    the granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something /serted; acknowledgment; concession

  4. Admissionnoun

    acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry

  5. Admissionnoun

    a fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence

  6. Admissionnoun

    declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented

Freebase

  1. Admission

    An admission in the law of evidence is a prior statement by an adverse party which can be admitted into evidence over a hearsay objection. In general, admissions are admissible in criminal and civil cases. At common law, admissions were admissible. A statement could only be excluded by a showing of involuntariness, unfairness, or that the circumstances under which the statement was obtained was improper or illegal. In the United States, "Admission by a party-opponent" is explicitly excepted from hearsay under the Federal Rules of Evidence. Rule 801. Among several types of admissions, the rule notes that an admission can be the "party's own statement" or a statement in which the "party has manifested an adoption or belief in its truth." Under both common law and the Federal Rules of Evidence, an admission becomes legally invalid after nine years from the date of the initial admission.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. admission

    1. To lie frankly and truthfully about something that can not possibly incriminate you. 2. To go into a place where one is not wanted; as, "A burglar gained admission to my house."

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'admission' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4015

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'admission' in Nouns Frequency: #1421

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of admission in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of admission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of admission in a Sentence

  1. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    This admission proves once again that White House intentionally misled the American people about the Iran deal.

  2. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson:

    No rock so hard but that a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years.

  3. Obstetrics Gynecology:

    I think it's also important to keep in mind that the risks of any medication -- whether it's ondansetron or any other medication -- need to be balanced against the risks of inadequate treatment or no treatment, particularly in those patients that have severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, or hyperemesis gravidarum, those conditions carry some real risks themselves -- dehydration, electrolyte abnormalities -- and a lot of these patients require admission to the hospital if they're not adequately treated.

  4. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Without country you have neither name, token, voice, nor rights, no admission as brothers into the fellowship of the Peoples. You are the bastards of Humanity. Soldiers without a banner, Israelites among the nations, you will find neither faith nor protection; none will be sureties for you. Do not beguile yourselves with the hope of emancipation from unjust social conditions if you do not first conquer a Country for yourselves.

  5. Pennsylvania Democrats:

    I intend to defend myself vigorously against these charges, a resignation would be an admission of guilt and I'm not guilty.

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