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admit

  
1    accept, allow, allow to enter, give access, initiate, introduce, let in, receive, take in  
2    acknowledge, affirm, avow, concede, confess, cough     (slang)   declare, disclose, divulge, 'fess up     (U.S. slang)   own, profess, reveal  
3    agree, allow, grant, let, permit, recognize  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    exclude, keep out  
2 & 3    deny, dismiss, forbid, negate, prohibit, reject  
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admit

  
  ( admits    3rd person present)   ( admitting    present participle)   ( admitted    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you admit that something bad, unpleasant, or embarrassing is true, you agree, often unwillingly, that it is true.   (=confess)     (Antonym: deny)    I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes...      V that  
Up to two thirds of 14 to 16 year olds admit to buying drink illegally...      V to -ing/n  
I'd be ashamed to admit feeling jealous...      V -ing  
None of these people will admit responsibility for their actions...      V n  
`Actually, most of my tennis is at club level,' he admitted.      V with quote  
2       verb   If someone is admittedto hospital, they are taken into hospital for treatment and kept there until they are well enough to go home.  
usu passive  
She was admitted to hospital with a soaring temperature...      be V-ed to n  
He was admitted yesterday for treatment of blood clots in his lungs.      be V-ed  
3       verb   If someone is admittedto an organization or group, they are allowed to join it.  
He was admitted to the Academie Culinaire de France...      be V-ed to n  
The Parachute Regiment could be forced to admit women.      V n  
4       verb   To admit someone to a place means to allow them to enter it.  
Embassy security personnel refused to admit him or his wife...      V n  
Journalists are rarely admitted to the region.      V n to n  

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admix, admixture, admiration, admittance

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