Definitions for admit

Definitions for (verb) admit

Main entry: admit, acknowledge

Definition: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

Usage: He admitted his errors; She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

Main entry: accept, admit, take, take on

Definition: admit into a group or community

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

Main entry: let in, include, admit

Definition: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

Usage: admit someone to the profession; She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar

Main entry: let in, intromit, admit, allow in

Definition: allow to enter; grant entry to

Usage: We cannot admit non-members into our club building; This pipe admits air

Main entry: admit

Definition: serve as a means of entrance

Usage: This ticket will admit one adult to the show

Main entry: hold, admit, accommodate

Definition: have room for; hold without crowding

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

Main entry: admit

Definition: give access or entrance to

Usage: The French doors admit onto the yard

Main entry: admit, allow

Definition: afford possibility

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

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