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Overview of verb admit

The verb admit has 8 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (64) admit, acknowledge

(declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten")

2. (11) admit, allow in, let in, intromit

(allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air")

3. (1) admit, let in, include

(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")

4. (1) accept, admit, take, take on

(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")

5. admit, allow

(afford possibility; "This problem admits of no solution"; "This short story allows of several different interpretations")

6. admit

(give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard")

7. accommodate, hold, admit

(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")

8. admit

(serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show")

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