Synonyms and Antonyms of admission

  1. 1 an open declaration of something (as a fault or the commission of an offense) about oneself <by her own admission, her cooking is not the greatest> Synonyms acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), confession, avowal, concession, self-confessionRelated Words self-accusation, self-betrayal, self-revelation; self-incrimination, self-recrimination, self-reproach; affirmation, assertion, avouchment, claim, confirmation, declaration, insistence, profession; allowance; apology, hand-wringing; betrayal, disclosure, divulgence, giveaway, revelation; announcement, declaration, proclamation, pronouncement; blame, fault, responsibility; contriteness, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, remorsefulness, repentance, rueNear Antonyms denial, disallowance, disclaimer, recantation, rejection, renouncement, repudiationAntonyms disavowal, nonadmission

  2. 2 the means or right of entering or participating in <no admission unless accompanied by an adult> Synonyms access, accession, entrance, admittance, door, doorway, entrée (or entree), entry, gateway, ingress, key, passport, ticketRelated Words approval, authorization, certification, permission, qualification; open door, welcome matNear Antonyms discharge, dismissal, ejection, expulsion, ouster, rejection, removal

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