Definition Of admit


allow (someone) to enter a place.

senior citizens are admitted free to the museum

allow the possibility of.

the need to inform him was too urgent to admit of further delay

confess to be true or to be the case, typically with reluctance.

the office finally admitted that several prisoners had been injured

Example Of admit

  • A sub-zero wind chased us round every corner, but since moving downstairs would be to admit defeat, we stayed put for an hour and a quarter and slowly solidified into blocks of ice.

  • A ticket costing 988 yuan will admit visitors to the performance, lucky draw and dinner.

  • after searching for an hour, she finally had to admit defeat

  • Are you embarrassed to swallow your pride and admit your oversight?

  • But the court in the Mobley case refused to admit this evidence.

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