verb (used with object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
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It’s very difficult to do a comparative cost-effectiveness analysis of different climate projects, and experts freely admit they’re not 100 percent sure they’ve made the best recommendations.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.|Sigal Samuel|September 17, 2020|Vox
It’s not encouraging that they’re essentially admitting they have no profitable places to invest the other 80% of their earnings.Will tech stocks stumble or slide? What the fundamentals tell us|Shawn Tully|September 16, 2020|Fortune
In 2015, the automaker admitted that about 11 million of its diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with devices that gave false readings during emissions tests.Volkswagen is the latest carmaker to tap the red-hot green-bond market to fund its EV ambitions|Bernhard Warner|September 16, 2020|Fortune
In my household, it has led to more chaos than I would like to admit.Malala Yousafzai puts the remote learning struggle in perspective|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Neil Carson, the CEO of rival data startup Yellowbrick, admits that Snowflake’s software is a “brilliant innovation.”Meet Snowflake, one of the buzziest tech IPOs ever|Aaron Pressman|September 15, 2020|Fortune
President Eisenhower sent the 101st Airborne Division to force Faubus to admit the students to Central High School.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The sad fact is that more than 41 percent of trans people admit making at least one suicide attempt in their lifetime.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Fulkerson sympathizes with March, and he gets Dryfoos to admit that he should not have spoke to March as he did.
I admit, I chuckled when I read the phrase “boomtown effects” in the New York report.
The interval between possession and hell was short,” he says, “though I admit it was wonderful.
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The case should at such times be opened for a few hours each day to admit the drying air.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
However, the fires were stirred up, and things made as comfortable as circumstances would admit of.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
I am of opinion too, that the Indecency of the next Verse, you spill upon me, would admit of an equal Correction.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
It is a fine marble, much too hard to admit of minute carving, but taking a high polish.