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 takes a big man to admit he's small
The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.
I want them to admit that it was their fault.
I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV positive.
I may not always be right, but when I am, I admit it
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Translations for admit
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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
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