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Admit meaning

admit - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse.
  3. 3. 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.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. To allow; to concede; to let in.

admit - examples of usage

  1. I admit what you say. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " I'll admit I thought at first 'twere somethin' an' nothin'. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. I will admit that I felt more than startled; I was quite a bit frightened. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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