Part of speech:
To grant entrance
(Eccles.) To tell (one's sins) to God, esp. in public worship service or in private
To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
To make known; disclose; reveal
To own or recognize in a particular quality, character or relationship; to admit the claims or authority of; to give recognition to.
(Intransitive) To have an effect, especially a noticeable one; to be apparent, to be demonstrated.
To bring into view; uncover
To declare openly or admit frankly
To announce officially and publicly; declare:
To make bare; uncover or reveal:
To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
Alternative form of fess up.
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
To recognize and respect (others' beliefs, practices, etc.) without sharing them
To express agreement or acceptance, as of a proposal.
To put or keep out of sight; secrete; conceal
To grant entrance
To admit; recognize; acknowledge
To show the need for; call for; make necessary
To make known (something private or secret).
(Idiomatic) To say something clearly and without hesitation, although it may be unpleasant.
To negotiate with someone; parley:
To relate in verse; to celebrate in poetry.
(Informal) To disclose (something previously unknown); divulge:
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
To share an opinion about (something):
Realize is defined as to achieve or fully understand.
To agree, approve, or consent to, especially regarding an action or opinion.
To agree in opinion or sentiment; to be of the same mind; to accord; to concur.
To agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enthusiasm
To give way to argument, persuasion, influence, or entreaty.
To profess is to declare something, often out loud.
To vote to accept (a committee report, motion, etc.)
To give or grant, especially as being due or appropriate:
To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
(Educ.) To enter a credit or credits on the record of (a student)
To give permission or opportunity to; allow:
To make difficult to discern mentally or understand:
To refuse to believe; reject:
To be dissimilar or unlike in nature, quality, amount, or form:
To have a differing opinion:
The act of voluntarily agreeing, expressly or by implication, to the terms of an offer, thereby creating a contract. However, if the act modifies or adds to the terms of the offer, it is not an acceptance, but a counteroffer. See also offer. To accept delivery of property or to otherwise agree, expressly or by implication, to become its owner, either in exchange for the performance of a contractual obligation or the completion of an inter vivos gift. See also contract and gift. The receipt of a check or other negotiable instrument by a bank or another drawee.
The recognition of a fact or the existence of an obligation and the acceptance of the accompanying legal responsibility. For example, a putative father may acknowledge a child as his during a paternity proceeding.
The definition of acquiescence is the act of agreeing to something by being silent.
The right to enter or be accepted:
The definition of allowance is the lowering of an original price.
The definition of concession is something granted in response to demands, or a special allowance, or is the right to use land or property granted by the owner.
The main course of a meal
(Uncountable) Permission to enter.
An apology or an acknowledgment of guilt
A confession of sin or guilt
A paper slip or card indicating that its holder has paid for or is entitled to a specified service, right, or consideration:
To let in; admit
To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction.
To yield; grant:
To acknowledge in writing on the face of (a check) that the signature of the maker is genuine and that there are sufficient funds on deposit for its payment.
To accept; to undergo; to submit to.
To enter or register in a roll, list, or record:
To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
To allow; consent to; tolerate
To give up possession of; to yield; to resign.
To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment.
To greet, receive, or entertain (another or others) cordially or hospitably.
Refuse is defined as to reject or to decide to not do something.
To refuse to accept (someone) as a lover, spouse, or friend; rebuff.
To repulse is to reject someone, to be disgusted by something, or to drive someone away.
To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
To refuse to accept (someone); spurn.
To compel to leave:
To expel is defined as to force something or someone out, or to kick someone out of a social club, school or other group.
To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
(Law) To effect an ouster of (a party) from a property.
To dismiss is defined as to send someone away, or to disregard an idea or treat something as unworthy of consideration.
(Now Rare) To differ with another's opinion; disagree
To argue; debate
(Obs.) To make useless
To declare to be false; deny.
allow to enter; grant entry to
The definition of accommodate is to provide a place to stay.
To bring under American influence or control.
An object shaped like O
- 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
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