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?
There's just no evidence, even the guy that wrote the book apparently had to admit under questioning that we didn't have a shred of evidence for this, we just sort of thought we would throw it out there and see if it flies, and it won't fly.
It didn't affect me as much right after as it did about four or five years later. It hit me so hard. I was so traumatized by it, I was like: 'Just keep going,' i wasn't even willing to admit that anything had even happened. ... I didn't tell anybody. I didn't even tell myself for the longest time. And then I was like, you know what, all this drinking, and all this nonsense, you have to go to the source, otherwise it just won't go away.
You have to be willing, first of all, to admit that you're probably going to lose. Because most people who run for President lose, you have to be willing to lose and stand for something... You can try too hard running for President and it will always come back and bite you.
Why did we watch that show? Admit it. You wanted him [Richman] to die.
Disgusted is really how I feel, sickened by it. I’m not sure I really understand how someone can make something up by somebody, admit they made it up and it gets published into a story.
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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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