Thesaurus

admits

verb , present tense third-person singular of admit

Synonyms and Antonyms of admits

1 to accept the truth or existence of (something) usually reluctantly
  • the host of the talk show eventually admitted that she hadn't actually read the book
  • you can't bring yourself to admit your mistakes
Synonyms of admits
Words Related to admits
Phrases Synonymous with admits
Near Antonyms of admits
Antonyms of admits
2 to offer entrance (as to a place, school, or privilege) to
  • she was admitted to Harvard
Synonyms of admits
Words Related to admits
Near Antonyms of admits
Antonyms of admits
3 to make an acknowledgment of something unpleasant as true or valid
  • I admit to some suspicions about the new neighbors
Synonyms of admits
Words Related to admits
Near Antonyms of admits


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up admits? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a topic to which one constantly reverts

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!