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  Definition of Admit
  1. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
  2. 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"
  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"
  4. allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club"
  5. serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
  6. 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"
  7. give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard"
  8. afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
Similar Words: acknowledge, accept, take, take on, let in, include, allow in, intromit, accommodate, hold, allow

 

Hyponyms: attorn, write off, sustain, concede, profess, confess, squeal, shrive, avow, avouch, initiate, induct, readmit, involve, repatriate, sleep, house, seat

 

Grouped Verbs: let in, include, accept, take, take on, allow in, intromit, contain, hold, leave, allow for, allow, provide

 

Derivational Morphology: recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, admission, inclusion, entree, access, accession, admittance, insertion, introduction, intromission, entrance fee, admission charge, admission fee, admission price, price of admission, entrance money

 

 
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