verb (used with object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
Origin of admit
verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted (mainly tr)
Word Origin for admit
late 14c., "let in," from Latin admittere "to allow to enter, let in, let come, give access," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Sense of "to concede as valid or true" is first recorded early 15c. Related: Admitted; Admitting.