Definitions of admit:
  • verb:   allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
    Example: "Admit someone to the profession"
  • verb:   allow to enter; grant entry to
    Example: "We cannot admit non-members into our club"
  • verb:   serve as a means of entrance
    Example: "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
  • verb:   give access or entrance to
    Example: "The French doors admit onto the yard"
  • verb:   afford possibility
    Example: "This problem admits of no solution"
  • verb:   declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    Example: "He admitted his errors"
  • verb:   admit into a group or community
    Example: "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
  • verb:   have room for; hold without crowding
    Example: "The theater admits 300 people"

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