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Meaning of admit

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or
           truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that
           she might have forgotten" [syn: {admit}, {acknowledge}]
           [ant: {deny}]
      2: allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members
         into our club building"; "This pipe admits air" [syn:
         {admit}, {allow in}, {let in}, {intromit}] [ant: {refuse},
         {reject}, {turn away}, {turn down}]
      3: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to
         exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of;
         "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the
         New Jersey Bar" [syn: {admit}, {let in}, {include}] [ant:
         {exclude}, {keep out}, {shut}, {shut out}]
      4: admit into a group or community; "accept students for
         graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to
         admit a new member" [syn: {accept}, {admit}, {take}, {take
      5: afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution";
         "This short story allows of several different
         interpretations" [syn: {admit}, {allow}]
      6: give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the
      7: have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can
         accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people";
         "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people" [syn:
         {accommodate}, {hold}, {admit}]
      8: serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one
         adult to the show"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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