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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ad·mit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Admitting.]
 1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a cause.
 2. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a playhouse.
 3. To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise; as, to admit an attorney to practice law; the prisoner was admitted to bail.
 4. To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess; as, the argument or fact is admitted; he admitted his guilt.
 5. To be capable of; to permit; as, the words do not admit such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.
    Both Houses declared that they could admit of no treaty with the king.   --Hume.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or
           truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged
           that she might have forgotten" [syn: acknowledge]
           [ant: deny]
      2: allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members
         into our club" [syn: allow in, let in, intromit]
         [ant: reject]
      3: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to
         exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of;
         "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to
         the New Jersey Bar" [syn: let in, include] [ant: exclude]
      4: admit into a group or community; "accept students for
         graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to
         admit a new member" [syn: accept, take, take on]
      5: afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution";
         "This short story allows of several different
         interpretations" [syn: allow]
      6: give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the
      7: have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can
         accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people";
         "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people" [syn: accommodate,
      8: serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one
         adult to the show"
      [also: admitting, admitted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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