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Definition 1: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of - [verb of communication]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(admit is a kind of ...) declare to be

"She was declared incompetent" "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

(... is a kind of admit ) acknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord

"he was attorned by the tenants"

(... is a kind of admit ) concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody

"write it off as a loss"

(... is a kind of admit ) acknowledge freely and openly

"He makes no bones about the fact that he is gay"

(... is a kind of admit ) admit as valid

"The court sustained the motion"

(... is a kind of admit ) admit (to a wrongdoing)

"She confessed that she had taken the money"

(... is a kind of admit ) confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith

(... is a kind of admit ) confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure

(... is a kind of admit ) admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about

Definition 2: admit into a group or community - [verb of possession]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(admit is a kind of ...) receive willingly something given or offered

"The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter" "I won't have this dog in my house!" "Please accept my present"

(... is a kind of admit ) receive into a religious order or congregation

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(admit is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of admit ) accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite

"African men are initiated when they reach puberty"

(... is a kind of admit ) admit again or anew

"After paying a penalty, the player was readmitted"

(... is a kind of admit ) engage as a participant

"Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) admit into a group or community

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

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cannot admit non-members into our club building
  • This pipe admits air

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(admit is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of admit ) admit back into the country

(... is a kind of admit ) admit anew

"The refugee was readmitted into his home country"

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) serve as a means of entrance

"This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Definition 5: give access or entrance to - [verb of stative]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The French doors admit onto the yard

Definition 6: serve as a means of entrance - [verb of stative]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This ticket will admit one adult to the show

(admit is a kind of ...) spend time in prison or in a labor camp

"He did six years for embezzlement"

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) allow to enter; grant entry to

"We cannot admit non-members into our club building" "This pipe admits air"

Definition 7: have room for; hold without crowding - [verb of stative]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of admit ) be able to accommodate for sleeping

"This tent sleeps six people"

(... is a kind of admit ) contain or cover

"This box houses the gears"

(... is a kind of admit ) be able to seat

"The theater seats 2,000"

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) be capable of holding or containing

"This box won't take all the items" "The flask holds one gallon"

Definition 8: afford possibility - [verb of stative]

Samples where admit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for admit in the sense of this definition

(admit has a similar meaning as ...) make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

"This leaves no room for improvement" "The evidence allows only one conclusion" "allow for mistakes" "leave lots of time for the trip" "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

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