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Another word for admit

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Verb
  1. To allow admittance, as to a group

      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. To take or acquire (something given or offered); get or be given:
      2. To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
      3. To catch or get possession of (a pass or a kicked ball, for example).
      1. To answer affirmatively:
      2. To agree to take (a duty or responsibility).
      3. To receive (something offered), especially with gladness or approval:
    See also:

    accept

  2. To serve as a means of entrance for

    See also:

    enter

  3. To afford an opportunity for

      1. To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
      2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize:
      3. To afford opportunity or possibility for:
      1. To give permission or opportunity to; allow:
      2. To cause to; make:
      3. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal:
      1. To let do or happen; permit:
      2. To permit the presence of:
      3. To permit to have:
    See also:

    allow

  4. To express recognition of

  5. To recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

Another word for admit

Verb
  1. To grant entrance

    See also:

    receive

  2. To confess

  3. To acknowledge

  4. To permit

      1. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested):
      2. To give or confer officially or formally:
      3. To transfer (property) by a deed.
      1. To let do or happen; permit:
      2. To permit the presence of:
      3. To permit to have:
      1. To give permission or opportunity to; allow:
      2. To cause to; make:
      3. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal:
    See also:

    allow

Synonym Study

  • Confess is applied to a formal acknowledgment of a sin, crime, etc., but in a weakened sense is used in making simple declarations, esp. of something about oneself felt to be shameful, awkward, or damaging I confess I've never understood it See also syn. study at receive.
  • Avow implies an open, emphatic declaration, often as an act of affirmation
  • Own denotes an informal acknowledgment of something in connection with oneself to own to a liking for turnips
  • Acknowledge implies the reluctant disclosure of something one might have kept secret he acknowledged the child as his
  • Admit is applied to assent that has been elicited by persuasion and implies a conceding of a fact or point of view I'll admit you're right