admit


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Synonyms for admit

Synonyms for admit

to allow admittance, as to a group

to serve as a means of entrance for

to afford an opportunity for

to express recognition of

to recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of

Synonyms for admit

declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

allow participation in or the right to be part of

admit into a group or community

afford possibility

Synonyms

have room for

serve as a means of entrance

References in classic literature ?
I will only add that, prior to the appearance of the Constitution, I rarely met with an intelligent man from any of the States, who did not admit, as the result of experience, that the UNITY of the executive of this State was one of the best of the distinguishing features of our constitution.
If, on the contrary, we DO know all living kinds, we must necessarily seek for the animal in question amongst those marine beings already classed; and, in that case, I should be disposed to admit the existence of a gigantic narwhal.
But it is by reason of the modification which takes place within the substance itself that a substance is said to be capable of admitting contrary qualities; for a substance admits within itself either disease or health, whiteness or blackness.
Such is in brief the attitude in which Aristotle approaches political problems, but in working out its application to men and institutions as they are, Aristotle admits certain compromises which are not really consistent with it.
I suppose that I should be ashamed to admit it, but it's the truth.
As to the article, prince," he said, "I admit that I wrote it, in spite of the severe criticism of my poor friend, in whom I always overlook many things because of his unfortunate state of health.
Well, in a way that is in the public interest; you will admit that yourself, and after all one cannot overlook a blatant fact.
If we admit that the geological record is imperfect in an extreme degree, then such facts as the record gives, support the theory of descent with modification.
Man, though acting on external characters alone and often capriciously, can produce within a short period a great result by adding up mere individual differences in his domestic productions; and every one admits that there are at least individual differences in species under nature.
I am not of the declining sort, though I'll admit it was something like telling a man that you would like a bath and in consequence being instantly knocked overboard to sink or swim with your clothes on.
When they make them rightly, they make them agreeably to their interest; when they are mistaken, contrary to their interest; you admit that?
Yes, I admit it," said Levin without thinking, and he was conscious immediately that he had said what he did not think.
Idiotic propositions of a parallel nature have been freely offered for my acceptance, and I have been called upon to admit that I would give Poor Law relief to anybody, anywhere, anyhow.
They differ, in that Epic poetry admits but one kind of metre, and is narrative in form.
The firmness and constancy of a true friend is a circumstance so extremely delightful to persons in any kind of distress, that the distress itself, if it be only temporary, and admits of relief, is more than compensated by bringing this comfort with it.