- that may be allowed or conceded; allowable: an admissible plan.
- capable or worthy of being admitted: admissible evidence.
Origin of admissible
Examples from the Web for admissible
And for Sarkozy, whether his presidential diaries are admissible as evidence or protected by his presidential immunity is key.New Phone-Tapping Scandal Plagues Sarkozy
March 14, 2014
If somehow the Tsarnaev brothers were detected by a drone, would that be admissible in court?When Drones Come to America, What Happens Then?
May 18, 2013
Such statements are often admissible under exceptions to the law that otherwise forbids the use of hearsay at trial.Drew Peterson's Cold Heart
May 8, 2009
Will the evidence of your own Jefferson, on this point, be admissible?The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Nor can there be anything human that is not, in some connexion or other, admissible into art.A Dish Of Orts
Simply a legal separation—that is admissible, at least, and it is good form.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant
But this The parallel of Leontes suggested, but not admissible.History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.
James Anthony Froude
The question was decided to be admissible, and the answer was "yes."
- able or deserving to be considered or allowed
- deserving to be admitted or allowed to enter
- law (esp of evidence) capable of being or bound to be admitted in a court of law
Word Origin and History for admissible
1610s, from Middle French admissible, from past participle stem of Latin admittere (see admit). Legal sense is recorded from 1849.