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Verb: admit (admitted,admitting)  ud'mit
  1. Declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    "He admitted his errors";
    - acknowledge
     
  2. Allow to enter; grant entry to
    "This pipe admits air"; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building";
    - allow in, let in, intromit
     
  3. 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";
    - let in, include
     
  4. Admit into a group or community
    "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member";
    - accept, take, take on
     
  5. Afford possibility
    "This problem admits of no solution";
    - allow
     
  6. Give access or entrance to
    "The French doors admit onto the yard"
     
  7. Have room for
    "The theatre admits 300 people";
    - accommodate, hold
     
  8. Serve as a means of entrance
    "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Derived forms: admitted, admits, admitting

Type of: accept, adjudge, allow, countenance, declare, do, have, hold, let, permit, serve, take

Antonym: deny, exclude, reject

Encyclopedia: Admit