An example of admit is to allow all ages of people to enter into a movie.
An example of admit is to tell the truth about stealing an item from a store.
The hall admits 2,500 people.
A crack in the wall that admitted some light.
This ticket admits two to the performance of the play.
The judge admitted the testimony of the expert.
A door admitting to the hall.
Admitted to committing the crime; admitted to a weakness for sweets.
The college admits fine arts students.
He was admitted to the bar.
A problem that admits of no solution.
We must admit no delay in the proceedings.
Even proponents of the technology admit that it doesn't always work as well as it should.
This ticket admits two.
Origin of admit
- Middle English amitten, admitten from Old French amettre, admettre from Latin admittere ad- ad- mittere to send
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English admitten, amitten, from Old French admettre, amettre (“to admit”), from Latin admittō (“to allow entrance, inlet”, literally “to send to”), from ad- + mittere (“to send”).