declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
"He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
admit, allow in, let in, intromit(verb)
allow to enter; grant entry to
"We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"
admit, let in, include(verb)
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"
accept, admit, take, take on(verb)
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"
require, read, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, acknowledge, take on, carry, live with, assume, have, hold, choose, study, learn, fill, necessitate, take over, consume, allow in, drive, hire, consider, need, rent, pick out, swallow, contract, accommodate, deal, adopt, include, film, remove, demand, lease, let in, take aim, meet, take up, train, go for, strike, use up, select, take, engage, make, claim, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, shoot, aim, allow, direct, charter, tackle, contain, bear, play, subscribe, encounter, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, consent, intromit, accept, guide, undertake, ask, conduct
"This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
provide, grant, set aside, intromit, earmark, let in, appropriate, take on, hold, let, allow for, include, give up, take into account, reserve, tolerate, countenance, permit, take, leave, allow, accept, accommodate, acknowledge, allow in
give access or entrance to
"The French doors admit onto the yard"
accommodate, hold, admit(verb)
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"
accommodate, harbor, book, allow, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, defend, take hold, bind, carry, deem, allow in, hold up, arrest, let in, fit, take, have, concord, check, make, go for, take for, throw, defy, control, reconcile, keep, obligate, lodge, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, include, hold, conciliate, confine, have got, adapt, take on, restrain, accept, withstand, acknowledge, agree, hold in, intromit, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, obtain, declare, suit, bear
serve as a means of entrance
"This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Agree is the most general term of this group, signifying to have like qualities, proportions, views, or inclinations, so as to be free from jar, conflict, or contradiction in a given relation. To concur is to agree in general; to coincide is to agree in every particular. Whether in application to persons or things, concur tends to expression in action more than coincide; we may either concur or coincide in an opinion, but concur in a decision; views coincide, causes concur. One accepts another's terms, complies with his wishes, admits his statement, approves his plan, conforms to his views of doctrine or duty, accedes or consents to his proposal. Accede expresses the more formal agreement, consent the more complete. To assent is an act of the understanding; to consent, of the will. We may concur or agree with others, either in opinion or decision. One may silently acquiesce in that which does not meet his views, but which he does not care to contest. He admits the charge brought, or the statement made, by another — admit always carrying a suggestion of reluctance. Assent is sometimes used for a mild form of consent, as if agreement in the opinion assured approval of the decision.
I agree in opinion with the speaker; to the terms proposed; persons agree on or upon a statement of principles, rules, etc.; we must agree among ourselves.
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How to use admit in a sentence?
In the recommendation to admit indiscriminately foreign emigrants of every description to the privileges of American citizens on their first entrance into our country, there is an attempt to break down every pale which has been erected for the preservation of a national spirit and a national character; and to let in the most powerful means of perverting and corrupting both the one and the other.
I'm an awful ice skater, I'll admit. And there are some amazing players among our moms and dads at our rink.
The strong and virtuous admit no destiny.
President Trump regards North Korea, of course, as his signature issue He's not going to admit that the fundamental cause of this problem with North Korea is their nuclear weapons, he's not going to admit that there has been no progress towards getting rid of North Korean weapons. We must remember the electoral cycle is now with us in the United States.
I have to admit it -- it's something I struggle with, but it's the law of the land, and the comfort I got of having to fulfill this was in the fact that there was closure for a lot of families that had a torn heart.
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- допускам, пускам да влезе, признавам, позволявамBulgarian
- cyfaddef, gadael i mewnWelsh
- einlassen, zulassen, zugebenGerman
- dar entrada, reconocer, admitir, dejar entrarSpanish
- myöntää, sallia, päästääFinnish
- admettre, avouerFrench
- aidichScottish Gaelic
- bevall, beismer, bebocsát, beenged, elismerHungarian
- far entrare, ammettere, riconoscereItalian
- toestaan, bekennen, toelaten, toegeven, binnenlaten, toegang verlenenDutch
- tilståNorwegian Nynorsk
- tilstå, slippe inn, innrømmeNorwegian
- aceitar, admitir, reconhecer, permitirPortuguese
- признать, допускать, допустить, признаватьRussian
- erkänna, bekänna, tillåta, släppa in, medge, bekräfta, tillståSwedish
- thừa nhậnVietnamese
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