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01. Just [admit] it, you're in love with her.
02. Even though I generally disagree with his views, I have to [admit] that he may be right this time.
03. No [admittance] allowed without a ticket.
04. Why can't you [admit] you're wrong?
05. Moira was [admitted] to hospital with chest pains last Thursday.
06. The U.S. military is supposed to [admit] homosexuals, but I don't think they are widely accepted yet.
07. Parents of the child finally [admitted] to beating her when questioned by police.
08. Andrew V. Mason once observed that it is best to [admit] your errors before someone else exaggerates them.
09. According to a Hebrew proverb, [admission] by the defendant is worth a hundred witnesses.
10. No one can be [admitted] into the nightclub without the proper I.D.
11. Monaco was [admitted] to the United Nations in May 1993, making it the smallest country represented in the organization.
12. According to a poll, 33 percent of dog owners [admit] that they talk to their dogs on the phone or leave messages for them on an answering machine while away.
13. No matter how much evidence there is, Peter will never [admit] that he is wrong.
14. The patient was [admitted] at 6:00 this morning, and died in hospital at noon.
15. The young boy [admitted] to stealing the car, but said that he had meant to return it after a short ride.

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  • admit — ad‧mit [ədˈmɪt] verb admitted PTandPPX admitting PRESPARTX [transitive] 1. to allow someone to enter a place or become a member of a group, organization, school etc: admit somebody/​something to something • Both republics are now hoping to be… …   Financial and business terms

  • admit — ad·mit vb ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting vt 1: to concede as true or valid: make an admission of 2: to allow to be entered or offered admitted the document into evidence admit a will to probate vi: to make acknowledgment …   Law dictionary

  • admit — 1. Admit of is now only used in the meaning ‘to allow as possible, leave room for’ (always with an abstract object: The circumstances will not admit of delay / It seems to admit of so many interpretations), and even here the construction seems… …   Modern English usage

  • Admit — Ad*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Admitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Admitting}.] [OE. amitten, L. admittere, admissum; ad + mittere to send: cf. F. admettre, OF. admettre, OF. ametre. See {Missile}.] 1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admit to — ● bail * * * admit to [phrasal verb] admit to (something) : to admit (something) : to acknowledge the truth or existence of (something) He reluctantly admitted to knowing her. [=he admitted knowing her] He admitted to his guilt. = He admitted to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • admit — [v1] allow entry or use accept, be big on*, bless, buy, concede, enter, entertain, give access, give the nod*, give thumbs up*, grant, harbor, house, initiate, introduce, let, let in, lodge, okay, permit, receive, shelter, sign*, sign off on*,… …   New thesaurus

  • admit — ► VERB (admitted, admitting) 1) confess to be true or to be the case. 2) allow to enter. 3) receive into a hospital for treatment. 4) accept as valid. 5) (admit of) allow the possibility of …   English terms dictionary

  • admit — réadmit …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • admit — (v.) late 14c., let in, from L. admittere to allow to enter, let in, let come, give access, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + mittere let go, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Sense of to concede as valid or true is first recorded early 15c.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • admit of — Admit, permit, allow, bear, be capable of …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • admit — 1 *receive, accept, take Analogous words: allow, permit, suffer (see LET): *harbor, entertain, shelter, lodge, house Antonyms: eject, expel Contrasted words: *exclude, debar, shut out: bar, obstruct, block, *hinder …   New Dictionary of Synonyms