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admit

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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ad=mit
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1 in 1 verses (in OT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

admitv. t. [OE. amitten, L. admittere, admissum; ad + mittere to send: cf. F. admettre, OF. admettre, OF. ametre. See Missile.].
  •  To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a cause.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise; as, to admit an attorney to practice law; the prisoner was admitted to bail.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess; as, the argument or fact is admitted; he admitted his guilt.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be capable of; to permit; as, the words do not admit such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.  [1913 Webster]
    "Both Houses declared that they could admit of no treaty with the king."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

admit, v. (admitted, admitting)
1 tr. a (often foll. by to be, or that + clause) acknowledge; recognize as true. b accept as valid or true.
2 intr. (foll. by to) acknowledge responsibility for a deed, fault, etc.
3 tr. a allow (a person) entrance or access. b allow (a person) to be a member of (a class, group, etc.) or to share in (a privilege etc.). c (of a hospital etc.) bring in (a person) for residential treatment.
4 tr. (of an enclosed space) have room for; accommodate.
5 intr. (foll. by of) allow as possible.

Etymology
ME f. L admittere admiss- (as AD-, mittere send)

THESAURUS

admit

Americanize, Anglicize, O, OK, accept, accord, acculturate, acculturize, acknowledge, acquiesce, acquire, admit everything, admit exceptions, adopt, affiliate, agree, agree provisionally, allow, allow for, assent, assent grudgingly, assimilate, assume, avow, barge in, be admitted, break in, breeze in, brook, burst in, bust in, come barging in, come breezing in, come busting in, come by, come clean, come in, come in for, complete, comprehend, comprise, concede, confer citizenship, confess, consent, consider, consider the circumstances, consider the source, contain, cop a plea, count in, cover, creep in, cross the threshold, crowd in, declare, derive, derive from, discount, dispense, disregard, divulge, drag down, draw, draw from, drop in, edge in, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass, enter, entertain, envisage, express general agreement, fill, fill in, fill out, gain, gain admittance, get, get in, give an entree, give leave, give permission, give the go-ahead, give the word, go along with, go in, go into, go native, grant, harbor, have, have an entree, have an in, have coming in, hold, hop in, house, immit, include, incorporate, induct, initiate, insert, install, interject, interpose, introduce, intromit, intrude, irrupt, jam in, jump in, leave, let, let in, let on, lift temporarily, lodge, look in, make allowance for, make possible, naturalize, not oppose, number among, obtain, occupy, okay, open up, out with it, own, own up, pack in, permit, plead guilty, pop in, press in, provide for, pull down, push in, put in, receive, reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, recognize, relax, relax the condition, release, reveal, say the word, secure, set aside, set foot in, shelter, slip in, spill, spill it, spit it out, squeeze in, step in, subscribe, suffer, take, take account of, take cognizance of, take in, take into account, take into consideration, take on, take over, take up, tell all, tell the truth, throw open to, thrust in, tolerate, visit, vouchsafe, waive, warrant, wedge in, work in, yield

ROGET THESAURUS

admit

Composition

VB be composed of, be made of, be formed of, be made up of, consist of, be resolved into, include, contain, hold, comprehend, take in, admit, embrace, embody, involve, implicate, drag into, compose, constitute, form, make, make up, fill up, build up, enter into the composition of.

Inclusion

VB be included in, come under, fall under, range under, belong to, pertain to, range with, merge in, include, comprise, comprehend, contain, admit, embrace, receive, inclose, embody, encircle, reckon among, enumerate among, number among, refer to, place with, arrange with, place under, take into account.

Permission

VB permit, give permission, give power, let, allow, admit, suffer, bear with, tolerate, recognize, concede, accord, vouchsafe, favor, humor, gratify, indulge, stretch a point, wink at, connive at, shut one's eyes to, grant, empower, charter, enfranchise, privilege, confer a privilege, license, authorize, warrant, sanction, intrust, give carte blanche, give the reins to, give scope to, leave alone, leave it to one, leave the door open, open the door to, open the flood gates, give a loose to, let off, absolve, release, exonerate, dispense with, ask permission, beg permission, request permission, ask leave, beg leave, request leave.

Consent

VB consent, assent, yield assent, admit, allow, concede, grant, yield, come round, come over, give into, acknowledge, agnize, give consent, comply with, acquiesce, agree to, fall in with, accede, accept, embrace an offer, close with, take at one's word, have no objection, satisfy, meet one's wishes, settle, come to terms, not refuse, turn a willing ear, jump at, deign, vouchsafe, promise.

Receiving

VB receive, take, acquire, admit, take in, catch, touch, pocket, put into one's pocket, put into one's purse, accept, take off one's hands, be received, come in, come to hand, pass into one's hand, fall into one's hand, go into one's pocket, fall to one's lot, fall to one's share, come to one, fall to one, accrue, have given to one.

Reception

VB give entrance to, give admittance to, give the entree, introduce, intromit, usher, admit, receive, import, bring in, open the door to, throw in, ingest, absorb, imbibe, inhale, breathe in, let in, take in, suck in, draw in, readmit, resorb, reabsorb, snuff up, swallow, ingurgitate, engulf, engorge, gulp, eat, drink.

Assent

VB assent, give assent, yield assent, nod assent, acquiesce, agree, receive, accept, accede, accord, concur, lend oneself to, consent, coincide, reciprocate, go with, be at one with, go along with, chime in with, strike in with, close in with, echo, enter into one's views, agree in opinion, vote, give one's voice for, recognize, subscribe to, conform to, defer to, say yes to, say ditto, amen to, say aye to, acknowledge, own, admit, allow, avow, confess, concede, come round to, abide by, permit, arrive at an understanding, come to an understanding, come to terms, come to an agreement, confirm, affirm, ratify, appprove, indorse, countersign, corroborate, go with the stream, swim with the stream, go with the flow, blow with the wind, be in fashion, join in the chorus, join the crowd, be one of the guys, be part of the group, go with the crowd, don't make waves, be in every mouth.

Disclosure

VB disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain, unmask, unveil, unfold, uncover, unseal, unkennel, take off the seal, break the seal, lay open, lay bare, expose, open, open up, bare, bring to light, divulge, reveal, break, squeal, tattle, sing, rat, snitch, let into the secret, reveal the secrets of the prison house, tell, breathe, utter, blab, peach, let out, let fall, let drop, let slip, spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, betray, tell tales, come out of school, come out with, give vent, give utterance to, open the lips, blurt out, vent, whisper about, speak out, make public, unriddle, split, acknowledge, allow, concede, grant, admit, own, own up to, confess, avow, throw off all disguise, turn inside out, make a clean breast, show one's hand, show one's cards, unburden one's mind, disburden one's mind, disburden one's conscience, disburden one's heart, open one's mind, lay bare one's mind, tell a piece of one's mind, unbosom oneself, own to the soft impeachment, say the truth, speak the truth, turn King's evidence, Queen's evidence, acknowledge the corn, raise the mask, drop the mask, lift the mask, remove the mask, throw off the mask, expose, lay open, undeceive, unbeguile, disabuse, set right, correct, open the eyes of, d_esillusionner, be disclosed, transpire, come to light, come in sight, become known, escape the lips, come out, ooze out, creep out, leak out, peep out, crop-out, show its face, show its colors, discover itself, break through the clouds, flash on the mind.


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