Definitions of admit

  1. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  5. To permit to enter; allow in argument; to receive.
  6. To allow to enter: to let in: to concede: to be capable of :- pr. p. admitting: pa. p. admitted.
  7. To allow; to concede; to let in.
  8. To allow to enter; receive; permit; concede.
  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"
  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"
  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"
  12. allow to enter; grant entry to; " We cannot admit non- members into our club"
  13. give access or entrance to; " The French doors admit onto the yard"
  14. To give scope, warrant, or permission; with of.
  15. To give entrance; often with to.
  16. 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.
  17. To permit to enter; to receive as true; to allow.
  18. Admitted.
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