1. [ verb ] declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Synonyms: acknowledge

"He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

Related terms: deny declare concede confess write_off sustain confess attorn avow recognition
2. [ verb ] allow to enter; grant entry to
Synonyms: allow_in intromit let_in

"We cannot admit non-members into our club"

Related terms: reject permit repatriate readmit admission
3. [ verb ] admit into a group or community
Synonyms: take accept take_on

"accept students for graduate study" "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

Related terms: accept profess
4. [ verb ] allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
Synonyms: include let_in

"admit someone to the profession" "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Related terms: exclude permit involve initiate readmit accept
5. [ verb ] afford possibility
Synonyms: allow

: "This problem admits of no solution" "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

Related terms: leave
6. [ verb ] give access or entrance to

"The French doors admit onto the yard"

7. [ verb ] have room for; hold without crowding
Synonyms: hold accommodate

"This hotel can accommodate 250 guests" "The theater admits 300 people" "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"

Related terms: house seat sleep contain
8. [ verb ] serve as a means of entrance

"This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Related terms: serve entrance_fee
Similar spelling:   admitted