verb (used with object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
verb (used without object), ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting.
Origin of admit
Examples from the Web for admitted
But the program is just six weeks long, the Pentagon admitted Monday.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But this may be a distinction without much of a difference—especially since Scalise admitted speaking before EURO.
A 59-year-old retired subway train driver, who gave his name only as Artist, admitted that he had family members in the NYPD.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As I sign the forms to be admitted to have surgery the next day, I ask my husband the date.
Police then lied to Henry by telling him that if he admitted his guilt, he could go home.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A week escaped in which, without having seen Blanche less, he had seen her under circumstances that admitted no opportunity.
They are to be admitted to the society of Captain Wharton, who waits only for their testimony to be tried.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
Georgia has not been so admitted, since she did not comply with the Omnibus Act.The Reconstruction of Georgia|Edwin C. Woolley
But a somewhat closer reflection will show that there are at least two points in which a possibility of progress may be admitted.Studies in Modern Music, Second Series|W. H. Hadow
He studied law and was admitted to the bar in Paris, Kentucky.Fifty Years In The Northwest|William Henry Carman Folsom
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.