admit to

phrasal verb
admitted to; admitting to; admits to

Definition of admit to

: to admit (something) : to acknowledge the truth or existence of (something) He reluctantly admitted to knowing her. He admitted to his guilt.

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“Admit to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/admit%20to. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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