ad·mis·sion /ədˈmɪʃən, æd-/
1. The act or practice of admitting.
2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
What numbers groan for sad admission there! --Young.
3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something ░serted; acknowledgment; concession.
The too easy admission of doctrines. --Macaulay.
4. Law Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.
5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence.
6. Eng. Eccl. Law Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.
Syn: -- Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence; allowance. See Admittance.
n 1: the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was
performed on his second admission to the clinic" [syn: admittance]
2: an acknowledgment of the truth of something
3: the fee charged for admission [syn: entrance fee, admission
charge, admission fee, admission price, price of
admission, entrance money]