|1.||[ verb ] declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of|
"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|
"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|
: "This problem admits of no solution" "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
|6.||[ verb ] give access or entrance to|
"The French doors admit onto the yard"
|7.||[ 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"
|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|