HyperDic: admit

English > 8 senses of the word admit:
VERBcommunicationadmit, acknowledgedeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
socialadmit, allow in, let in, intromitallow to enter
socialadmit, let in, includeallow participation in or the right to be part of
possessionadmit, accept, take, take onadmit into a group or community
stativeadmit, allowafford possibility
stativeadmitgive access or entrance to
stativeadmit, accommodate, holdhave room for
stativeadmitserve as a means of entrance
admit > pronunciation
Soundsahdmih't
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningdeclare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"He admitted his errors"
Synonymacknowledge
Entailed byapologize, apologiseAcknowledge faults or shortcomings or failing
NarrowerattornAcknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord
avow, avouchAdmit openly and bluntly
concede, profess, confessAdmit (to a wrongdoing)
confess, squeal, finkconfess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
confessconfess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith
make no bones aboutAcknowledge freely and openly
sustainAdmit as valid
write offconcede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Oppositedenydeclare untrue
Spanishadmitir, reconocer
Catalanadmetre, confessar, reconèixer
Nounsadmissionan acknowledgment of the truth of something
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAllow to enter; grant entry to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Examples
  • "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"
  • "This pipe admits air"
Synonymsallow in, let in, intromit
NarrowerreadmitAdmit anew
repatriateAdmit back into the country
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Oppositereject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Similar toadmitServe as a means of entrance
Spanishadmitir, dar entrada
Adjectivesadmittable, admittibledeserving to be allowed to enter
Nounsadmissionthe act of admitting someone to enter
admissionthe fee charged for admission
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningAllow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Examples
  • "admit someone to the profession"
  • "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"
Synonymslet in, include
Narrowerinitiate, inductAccept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
involveEngage as a participant
readmitAdmit again or anew
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Oppositeexclude, keep out, shut out, shutprevent from entering
Similar toaccept, admit, take, take onAdmit into a group or community
Spanishadmitir, contemplar, englobar, incluir, integrar
Catalanadmetre, contemplar, englobar, incloure, integrar
Nounsadmittancethe right to enter
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningAdmit into a group or community.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot admit Sue
Example "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
Synonymsaccept, take, take on
NarrowerprofessReceive into a religious order or congregation
Broaderaccept, take, haveReceive willingly something given or offered
Similar toadmit, let in, includeAllow participation in or the right to be part of
Spanishaceptar, admitir, recibir
Catalanacceptar, admetre
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaningafford possibility.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"This problem admits of no solution"
Synonymallow
Similar toleave, allow for, allow, providemake a possibility or provide opportunity for
Spanishadmitir, permitir
Catalanadmetre, permetre
Adjectivesadmissivecharacterized by or allowing admission
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningGive access or entrance to.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The French doors admit onto the yard"
Spanishdar salida
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 7, stative
MeaningHave room for; hold without crowding.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "The theater admits 300 people"
Synonymsaccommodate, hold
NarrowerhouseContain or cover
seatBe able to seat / seat
sleepBe able to accommodate for sleeping
Similar tocontain, take, holdBe capable of holding or containing
Adjectivesadmittibledeserving to be allowed to enter
English > admit: 8 senses > verb 8, stative
MeaningServe as a means of entrance.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
Broaderserve, dospend time in prison or in a labor camp
Similar toadmit, allow in, let in, intromitAllow to enter
Adjectivesadmittable, admittibledeserving to be allowed to enter
Nounsadmissionthe fee charged for admission

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