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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

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have room for

serve as a means of entrance

References in classic literature ?
It is by themselves changing that substances admit contrary qualities.
But I still do not admit this movement to be just," said Konstantin Levin, reddening a little.
In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner as those naturalists treat genera, who admit that genera are merely artificial combinations made for convenience.
If we do NOT know them all--if Nature has still secrets in the deeps for us, nothing is more conformable to reason than to admit the existence of fishes, or cetaceans of other kinds, or even of new species, of an organisation formed to inhabit the strata inaccessible to soundings, and which an accident of some sort has brought at long intervals to the upper level of the ocean.
Had he not told her, yes, told her to make a list, and not to admit anyone who was not on that list?
If it be said they might sometimes gratify him by an acquiescence in a favorite choice, when public motives might dictate a different conduct, I answer, that the instances in which the President could be personally interested in the result, would be too few to admit of his being materially affected by the compliances of the Senate.
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.
It seems also improper, that one person should execute several offices, which was approved of at Carthage; for one business is best done by one person; and it is the duty of the legislator to look to this, and not make the same person a musician and a shoemaker: so that where the state is not small it is more politic and more popular to admit many persons to have a share in the government; for, as I just now said, it is not only more usual, but everything is better and sooner done, when one thing only is allotted to one person: and this is evident both in the army and navy, where almost every one, in his turn, both commands and is under command.