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admit /ədˈmɪt/ verb (past tense and past participle admitted, present participle admitting)

قبول کردن ، بستری کردن ، پذیرفتن ، راه دادن ، بار دادن ، راضی شدن (به) ، رضایت دادن (به) ، موافقت کردن ، تصدیق کردن ، زیربار (چیزی) رفتن ، اقرار کردن ، واگذار کردن ، دادن ، اعطاء کردن ، علوم نظامی: پذیرفتن تصدیق کردن
- confess, acknowledge, declare, disclose, divulge, own, reveal
- allow, agree, grant, let, permit, recognize
- let in, accept, allow, give access, initiate, introduce, receive, take in
Antonyms: eject, expel, gainsay, exclude
Contrasted words: debar, exclude, shut out, bar, block, hinder, obstruct, eject, expel, oust
Related Words: allow, permit, suffer, entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter, acquiesce, agree, assent, subscribe, induct, initiate, install, insert, interject, interpose
English Thesaurus: admit, concede, acknowledge, confess, Granted/I grant you, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

admit S2 W1 /ədˈmɪt/ verb (past tense and past participle admitted, present participle admitting)
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: admittere, from ad- 'to' + mittere 'to send']

1. ACCEPT TRUTH [intransitive and transitive] to agree unwillingly that something is true or that someone else is right:
‘Okay, so maybe I was a little bit scared,’ Jenny admitted.
admit (that)
You may not like her, but you have to admit that she’s good at her job.
admit to somebody (that)
Paul admitted to me that he sometimes feels jealous of my friendship with Stanley.
I must admit, I didn’t actually do anything to help her.
Admit it! I’m right, aren’t I?
admit (to) doing something
Dana admitted feeling hurt by what I had said.
freely/openly/frankly etc admit (=admit without being ashamed)
Phillips openly admits to having an alcohol problem.

2. ACCEPT BLAME [intransitive and transitive] to say that you have done something wrong, especially something criminal Synonym : confess Antonym : deny
admit doing something
Greene admitted causing death by reckless driving.
admit to (doing) something
A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
After questioning, he admitted to the murder.
No organization has admitted responsibility for the bombing.

3. ALLOW TO ENTER [transitive] to allow someone to enter a public place to watch a game, performance etc ⇒ admittance, admission
admit somebody to/into something
Only ticket-holders will be admitted into the stadium.

In everyday English, people usually say let someone in rather than admit someone:
They won’t let you in without a ticket.

4. ALLOW TO JOIN [transitive] to allow someone to join an organization, club etc
admit somebody to/into something
Drake was admitted into the club in 1997.

5. HOSPITAL [transitive] if people at a hospital admit someone, that person is taken in to be given treatment, tests, or care:
What time was she admitted?
be admitted to hospital British English, be admitted to the hospital American English

6. admit defeat to stop trying to do something because you realize you cannot succeed:
For Haskill, selling the restaurant would be admitting defeat.

7. admit evidence to allow a particular piece of evidence to be used in a court of law:
Courts can refuse to admit evidence obtained illegally by police.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. freely, readily He freely admitted that he had taken bribes.
frankly, honestly | openly | privately Some ministers admit privately that unemployment could continue to rise.
grudgingly, reluctantly In the end he'd done a good job, Caroline admitted grudgingly.
VERB + ADMIT be forced to, have to, must I must admit that the results were disappointing.
refuse to | be honest enough to, be prepared to, be the first to, be willing to, dare (to), have the courage to He was honest enough to admit his mistake. She would be the first to admit that she is very difficult to work with. She dared not admit her fear.
be ashamed to, be embarrassed to, be loath to, be reluctant to, be unwilling to, hate to, not care to I hate to admit it, but I think he is right. He had caused her more pain than she cared to admit.
PREP. to He admitted to feeling a bit tired.
PHRASES I don't mind admitting I was scared and I don't mind admitting it.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


refuse to admit something
He refused to admit that it was his fault.
be forced to admit something
The government was forced to admit that the policy had never really worked.
somebody has to admit something
In the end, he had to admit I was right.
freely/readily/openly admit something (=admit without being ashamed)
I freely admit I’m hopeless at maths.
grudgingly/reluctantly admit something (=admit something when you do not want to)
He grudgingly admitted that I was a better swimmer than him.
be willing/prepared/happy/ready to admit something
She was willing to admit that she’d made a mistake.
be ashamed/loath to admit something
He was ashamed to admit that he had lied to her.
I must admit something (=used when saying that you admit that something is true)
I must admit I hate camping.
I hate to admit it but …
I hate to admit it but it looks like we’ve failed.
be the first to admit something
I know I’m lazy – I’m the first to admit it!
I don’t mind admitting something
I’m scared and I don’t mind admitting it.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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