- The definition of admission is the permission to enter something or somewhere.
A ticket for a movie is an example of admission.
This ticket provides admission to a movie.
admission definition by Webster's New World
- an admitting or being admitted; entrance
- the right to enter; access
- a fee paid for the right to enter; entrance fee
- a conceding, or granting of the truth, of something
- an acknowledging of, or confessing to, some crime, fault, etc.
- a thing conceded, acknowledged, or confessed
Origin: Middle English ; from Classical Latin admissio ; from admissus, past participle of admittere, admit
- admissive adjective
admission definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. The act of admitting or allowing to enter.b. The state of being allowed to enter.
- Right to enter; access.
- The price required or paid for entering; an entrance fee.
- A confession, as of having committed a crime.
- A voluntary acknowledgment of truth.
- A fact or statement granted or admitted; a concession.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin admissiō, admissiōn-, from admissus, past participle of admittere, to admit; see admit.
- ad·misˈsive adjective
admission - Legal Definition
- Any act, assertion, or statement made by a party to an action that is offered as evidence against that party by the opponent.
- A defendant’s failure to deny, or his voluntary acknowledgment of the truth, of an allegation in a complaint, counterclaim, or request for admissions.
- The acceptance by a judge of evidence for consideration by himself or the jury when determining the merits of the action.
- The granting or obtaining of a license from a state or an established licensing authority, such as a state bar association, or permission from a court, to practice law in that state or before that court. See also admission pro hoc vice.