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admit

 
Verb admit has 8 senses
  1. admit, acknowledge - declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
    --1 is one way to declare, adjudge, hold
    Antonyms: deny
    Derived form: noun admission2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. admit, allow in, let in, intromit - allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club"
    --2 is one way to permit, allow, let, countenance
    Antonyms: reject, turn down, turn away, refuse
    Derived forms: noun admission3, noun admission1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  3. admit, let in, include - 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"
    --3 is one way to permit, allow, let, countenance
    Antonyms: exclude, keep out, shut out, shut
    Derived form: noun admittance1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. accept, admit, take, take on - 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"
    --4 is one way to accept, take, have
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot admit Sue
  5. admit, allow - afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations"
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  6. admit - give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard"
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  7. accommodate, hold, admit - 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"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  8. admit - serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
    --8 is one way to
    serve, do
    Derived form: noun admission3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
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