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Dictionary definition for: Admit

1. (v) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors" "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

2. (v) allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club"

3. (v) 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"

4. (v) 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"

5. (v) afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution" "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

6. (v) give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard"

7. (v) 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"

8. (v) serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

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