To allow to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to take. (verb)
To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise. (verb)
To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or confess. (verb)
To be capable of; to permit. In this sense, "of" may be used after the verb, or may be omitted. (verb)
to give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of) (verb)
To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment. (verb)
Examples of word admit
Because we admit things to be true which are not true, we _admit_, then _commit_ sin, and hence suffer for sin.
And I do assure you, Jim, that you couldn't have married me _validly_ from here -- and think how awful it would be, to love as much as we love and then find out that we were not _validly_ married -- and when you come to my home, and fetch me away from there, you will admit -- yes really _admit_ -- that I was right.
What the GOP won't admit is the the Lt. Governor is even worse, in their humble opinion: more moral but less stable ... why can't the GOP find good candidates????
Jacob, I have to admit, is cute just not as hot as Edward.
The question why legal pleadings, laws, and contracts are structured more like magical charms than we would like to admit is an interesting one and I have a working theory though much more work is needed to properly trace it.