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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.
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
2. To give a right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into
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.
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
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.
Both Houses declared that they could admit of no
treaty with the king. --Hume.
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