admit

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ad·mit

verb \əd-ˈmit, ad-\
ad·mit·tedad·mit·ting

Definition of ADMIT

transitive verb
1
a :  to allow scope for :  permit <admits no possibility of misunderstanding>
b :  to concede as true or valid <admitted making a mistake>
2
a :  to allow entry (as to a place, fellowship, or privilege) <an open window had admitted rain> <admitted to the club>
b :  to accept into a hospital as an inpatient <he was admitted last night for chest pains>
intransitive verb
1
:  to give entrance or access
2
a :  allow, permit <admits of two interpretations>
b :  to make acknowledgment —used with to

Examples of ADMIT

  1. You know you're wrong! Admit it!
  2. I hate to admit it, but he's right.
  3. This ticket admits one person.
  4. He admitted them into his office.
  5. They refused to admit her to the club.
  6. The patient was very sick when she was admitted to the hospital.
  7. He was admitted last night for chest pains.
  8. The judge decided to admit the evidence.

Origin of ADMIT

Middle English admitten, from Latin admittere, from ad- + mittere to send
First Known Use: 15th century

ad·mit

transitive verb \əd-ˈmit, ad-\   (Medical Dictionary)
ad·mit·tedad·mit·ting

Medical Definition of ADMIT

: to accept into a hospital as an inpatient <he was admitted last night for chest pains>

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