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1. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of.

Synonyms

  • make no bones about
  • adjudge
  • write off
  • avow
  • squeal
  • attorn
  • profess
  • acknowledge
  • avouch
  • hold
  • sustain
  • declare
  • concede
  • confess

Antonyms

  • disavow
  • appreciate
  • disclaim
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Admit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit
  • acquit

How do you pronounce admit?

Pronounce admit as ədˈmɪt.

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How do you spell admit? Is it admitt ?

A common misspelling of admit is admitt

Sentences with admit


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Keep your report – either verbal or written – concise and objective and under no circumstances admit fault.

2. Verb, base form
Many people do not want to admit that they are defensive.

Quotes about admit


1. No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.
- Bill Murray

2. You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.
- Richelle Mead, Frostbite

3. Not everything is about you,"Clary said furiously."Possibly,"Jace said, "but you do have to admit that the majority of things are.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] allow to enter; grant entry to.

Synonyms

  • allow in
  • let in
  • repatriate
  • permit
  • countenance
  • intromit
  • readmit
  • allow

Antonyms

  • expatriate
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • start

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of.

Synonyms

  • let
  • induct
  • let in
  • accept
  • permit
  • take on
  • countenance
  • involve
  • readmit
  • allow
  • take
  • initiate

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • defy
  • surrender

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] admit into a group or community.

Synonyms

  • let in
  • have
  • accept
  • take on
  • profess
  • take

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] have room for; hold without crowding.

Synonyms

  • contain
  • sleep
  • seat
  • hold
  • take
  • accommodate

Antonyms

  • take
  • resist
  • lack
  • take away

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] afford possibility.

Synonyms

  • leave
  • allow
  • allow for

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • prevent

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. admit

verb. ['ədˈmɪt'] serve as a means of entrance.

Synonyms

  • let in
  • allow in
  • intromit
  • do

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • admitten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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