Origin of admission
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OTHER WORDS FROM admissionnon·ad·mis·sion, nounpro·ad·mis·sion, adjectivere·ad·mis·sion, noun
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What is an admission?
An admission is entrance by permission or the removal of obstacles to entry, as in The admission of girls into the science program has been a long time coming.
Admission is also a right or permission to enter, as in Only employees have admission to the backstage area.
Admission can also be the price paid in order to enter, as at a sports or theater event.
An admission can also be a confession or acknowledgement of the truth, as when you admit that you were the one who broke your mother’s favorite dish.
Example: Just the first act of the play was worth the price of admission.
Where does admission come from?
The first records of the term admission come from the 1400s. It ultimately comes from the Latin admissiō.
Admission can be a shortening of phrases like admission cost, admission rate, or admission price. The phrase price of admission is often used figuratively to refer to a small annoyance or task that comes with a job, event, or activity. Sometimes this will even be applied to people, as in Dealing with her cats is the price of admission to hang out with her.
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What are some other forms related to admission?
- nonadmission (noun)
- proadmission (adjective)
- readmission (noun)
What are some synonyms for admission?
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How is admission used in real life?
In terms of guilt, admission is normally used in a legal context, while in terms of entrance, admission is normally used in reference to a paid ticket or acceptance to a program.
an apology without change is just an admission of guilt. don’t forget it
— Andrea Russett – BUTTERFLY WINGS OUT NOW (@AndreaRussett) February 1, 2019
Lot of high school seniors who applied early admission to college are getting news today that maybe they didn’t want.
Everything is going to be ok.
Rejection sucks but you can almost certainly end up someplace you absolutely love and get a great education. Hang in there.
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) December 13, 2018
BREAKING: US slashes refugee admission limit for next year to 30,000, 15,000 fewer than this year.
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 17, 2018
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How to use admission in a sentence
The first, a young father from a town in the southern Netherlands, suffered shortness of breath, cough and fever at home for eight days before admission to intensive care.Covid-19 scientists flag key immune function as a turning point in life threatening cases|kdunn6|September 25, 2020|Fortune
The admission opened Barrios up to a potential violation of the city ethics ordinance, which prohibits officials from being paid by an outside entity while also on the city clock.Barrios Worked With Laborers as a Council Staffer Before Taking a Job There|Andrew Keatts and Jesse Marx|September 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
If the city ultimately decides to vacate people’s seditious language tickets and make them whole for the fines they paid, doing so could be seen as an admission that those people had been wronged.5 Big Questions About How SDPD Used the Seditious Language Law and What’s Next|Sara Libby|September 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The number of psychiatric admissions that went beyond medical necessity first spiked in 2015, going from 88 the year before to 246.Hundreds of Children Are Stuck in Psychiatric Hospitals Each Year Despite the State’s Promises to Find Them Homes|by Duaa Eldeib|September 11, 2020|ProPublica
After high school, he moved to Tokyo and worked for two years at a cardboard factory before winning admission to Hosei University.How the son of strawberry pickers became Japan’s most likely choice for next prime minister|claychandler|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Admission is free, but by invitation only, and advance RSVP is required.
Then came the admission of a sham marriage with an immigrant.
He said it did not matter that today ISIS and al Qaeda were, by their own admission, two distinct entities.Even a Top Democrat Thinks Obama's Legal Case for War Makes No Sense|Eli Lake|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No such admission has not come from Thomas Jackson, the Ferguson police chief.Chaos Forces Missouri Governor to Call in the National Guard|Justin Glawe|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He gestures to such emotions, grapples with them, but a direct engagement—an open admission such as this—is rare.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had got his ticket of admission to the Casino, after arriving yesterday evening; but the Rooms had not pleased him then.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
In the good old days of yore there was little trouble in obtaining admission to the Civil Service.
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Such an admission, coming from her brave lips, warned Frank that he must call a halt regardless of loss of time.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The pole was raised by the admission of the strong steam under its bottom.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick