Origin of admission
Examples from the Web for admission
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
That is the height of cynicism, combined with an admission of impotence.
The $50 admission fee includes access to interactive workshops, cheese-making, and cooking demos.
This is an admission of honesty on my part, of which my biographer, I hope, will take account.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
"Certainly I will," said Margaret with spirit, and without seeing at first whither this admission would lead her.The Rebellion of Margaret|Geraldine Mockler
In owning this much he qualified his admission by insisting that his affection was totally devoid of passion.The Kingdom Round the Corner|Coningsby Dawson
At once I pounced on this admission, crying: 'That shows that he regarded the transaction as unlawful!Oriental Encounters|Marmaduke Pickthall
In these the amorous knight is represented as pleading with the watchman of the castle for admission to his lady-love.Woman's Work in Music|Arthur Elson
Word Origin for admission
early 15c., "acceptance, reception, approval," from Latin admissionem (nominative admissio) "a letting in," noun of action from past participle stem of admittere (see admit). Meaning "an acknowledging" is from 1530s. Sense of "a literal act of letting in" is from 1620s. As short for admission price, by 1792.