Textual thesaurus for "admit"

(verb) acknowledge

declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

He admitted his errors; She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

(verb) accept, take, take on

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

(verb) let in, include

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

(verb) let in, intromit, allow in

allow to enter; grant entry to

We cannot admit non-members into our club building; This pipe admits air

(verb) hold, accommodate

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

(verb) allow

afford possibility

This problem admits of no solution; This short story allows of several different interpretations