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    admit

    admit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word admit

    Definition
    (verb) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
    Synonyms : acknowledge
    Example Sentence
    • He admitted his errors
    • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten
    Definition
    (verb) allow to enter; grant entry to
    Synonyms : allow in , intromit , let in
    Example Sentence
    • We cannot admit non-members into our club building
    • This pipe admits air
    Definition
    (verb) allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
    Synonyms : include , let in
    Example Sentence
    • admit someone to the profession
    • She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar
    Definition
    (verb) admit into a group or community
    Synonyms : accept , take , take on
    Example Sentence
    • accept students for graduate study
    • We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member
    Definition
    (verb) afford possibility
    Synonyms : allow
    Example Sentence
    • This problem admits of no solution
    • This short story allows of several different interpretations
    Definition
    (verb) give access or entrance to
    Example Sentence
    • The French doors admit onto the yard
    Definition
    (verb) have room for; hold without crowding
    Synonyms : accommodate , hold
    Example Sentence
    • This hotel can accommodate 250 guests
    • The theater admits 300 people
    • The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people
    Definition
    (verb) serve as a means of entrance
    Example Sentence
    • This ticket will admit one adult to the show
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