admit

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admit /ədˈmɪt/ verb
admits; admitted; admitting
admit
/ədˈmɪt/
verb
admits; admitted; admitting
Learner's definition of ADMIT
[+ object]
: to say usually in an unwilling way that you accept or do not deny the truth or existence of (something)
see also admit to (below)
: to let in (someone or something): such as
: to allow (someone) to enter a place
: to allow (someone) to join a club, group, etc.
: to accept (someone) as a patient in a hospital
law : to allow (something) to be considered as evidence in a legal case

admit of

[phrasal verb]
admit of (something) formal
: to allow or permit (something, such as an answer or solution)

admit to

[phrasal verb]
admit to (something)
: to admit (something) : to acknowledge the truth or existence of (something)
see also admit 1 (above)

— admitted

adjective, always used before a noun

— admittedly

/ədˈmɪtədli/ adverb
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