by one's own admission

idiom

Definition of by one's own admission

: according to oneself
  • By his own admission, he is a terrible cook.

Word by Word Definitions

own play
  1. : belonging to oneself or itself

  2. used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. : to have or hold as property : possess

  2. : to have power or mastery over

  3. : to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit

  1. : one or ones belonging to oneself

admission play
  1. : an act of admitting : the fact or state of being admitted: such as

  2. : the act of allowing something for consideration before a court

  3. : the right or permission to join or enter a place, a group, etc.


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