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 for Admitting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Admit \Ad*mit"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Admitting.] [OE. amitten, L. admittere, admissum; ad +
     mittere to send: cf. F. admettre, OF. admettre, OF. ametre.
     See Missile.]
     1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a
        place, or into the mind, or consideration; to receive; to
        take; as, they were into his house; to admit a serious
        thought into the mind; to admit evidence in the trial of a
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     2. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into
        a playhouse.
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     3. To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a
        privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise; as,
        to admit an attorney to practice law; the prisoner was
        admitted to bail.
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     4. To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an
        allegation which it is impossible to deny; to own or
        confess; as, the argument or fact is admitted; he admitted
        his guilt.
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     5. To be capable of; to permit; as, the words do not admit
        such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after
        the verb, or may be omitted.
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              Both Houses declared that they could admit of no
              treaty with the king.                 --Hume.
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