Definition of admit
- admits no possibility of misunderstanding
- admitted making a mistake
- an open window had admitted rain
- admitted to the club
- he was admitted last night for chest pains
You know you're wrong! Admit it!
I hate to admit it, but he's right.
This ticket admits one person.
He admitted them into his office.
They refused to admit her to the club.
The patient was very sick when she was admitted to the hospital.
He was admitted last night for chest pains.
The judge decided to admit the evidence.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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