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Another word for admit

Verb
  1. To allow admittance, as to a group

  2. See also:

    accept

  3. To serve as a means of entrance for

  4. See also:

    enter

  5. To afford an opportunity for

  6. See also:

    allow

  7. To express recognition of

  8. See also:

    knowledge

    affirm

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

  10. See also:

    knowledge

    affirm

Another word for admit

Verb
  1. To grant entrance

  2. See also:

    receive

  3. To permit

  4. 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