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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 ?
The fact that the parts of substances appear to be present in the whole, as in a subject, should not make us apprehensive lest we should have to admit that such parts are not substances: for in explaining the phrase 'being present in a subject', we stated' that we meant 'otherwise than as parts in a whole'.
My Lady, who is afraid of nothing, admits that when it is there, it must be heard.
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.
Nevertheless, this difficulty, though appearing to our imagination insuperably great, cannot be considered real if we admit the following propositions, namely,--that gradations in the perfection of any organ or instinct, which we may consider, either do now exist or could have existed, each good of its kind,--that all organs and instincts are, in ever so slight a degree, variable,--and, lastly, that there is a struggle for existence leading to the preservation of each profitable deviation of structure or instinct.
He even declined to admit the idea privately into his mind, until he had first tested his condition by an infallible criterion of his own.
After examining one by one the different theories, rejecting all other suggestions, it becomes necessary to admit the existence of a marine animal of enormous power.
I admit it, and I wish to hear these priests admit, in their turn, what they were going to do at the pagoda of Pillaji.
I can quite understand a man accepting laws that protect private property, and admit of its accumulation, as long as he himself is able under those conditions to realise some form of beautiful and intellectual life.
Yes, Captain, but they did not admit that he was dead and as for his clothes and accouterments being in their possession--why more civilized peoples than these poor savage negroes strip their prisoners of every article of value whether they intend killing them or not.
You will admit yourself, general, that for an honourable man, if the author is an honourable man, that is an--an insult," growled the boxer suddenly, with convulsive jerkings of his shoulders.
Nicholas' Day and the prince's name day- all Moscow came to the prince's front door but he gave orders to admit no one and to invite to dinner only a small number, a list of whom he gave to Princess Mary.
So far, I suppose, you are willing to admit that you gentlemen down at Scotland Yard have not exactly distinguished yourselves.
It's certainly unwise to admit any sort of responsibility for our actions, whose consequences we are never able to foresee," remarked Marlow by way of assent.
I will; and first tell me, Do you admit that it is just or subjects to obey their rulers?
only I admit it is slow for the laymen whose fate it sometimes is to sit by and listen.