- the act of allowing to enter; entrance granted by permission, by provision or existence of pecuniary means, or by the removal of obstacles: the admission of aliens into a country.
- right or permission to enter: granting admission to the rare books room.
- the price paid for entrance, as to a theater or ball park.
- an act or condition of being received or accepted in a position, profession, occupation, or office; appointment: admission to the bar.
- confession of a charge, an error, or a crime; acknowledgment: His admission of the theft solved the mystery.
- an acknowledgment of the truth of something.
- a point or statement admitted; concession.
Origin of admission
Synonyms for admission
Examples from the Web for re-admission
Historical Examples of re-admission
Abolition was now added to the conditions of re-admission to the Union.The Life of Jefferson Davis
Frank H. Alfriend
Perhaps she would undertake his cause, and plead for his re-admission.Checkmate
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Mr. Tyrold now prevailed for the re-admission of Mr. Westwyn, who was accompanied by his son, and followed by the Cleves family.Camilla
In France, as in Germany, financial considerations induced the rulers to consent to the re-admission of the Jews.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)
He has not denied having made application for re-admission, but only an application with pledges of silence.The Story of My Life
- permission to enter or the right, authority, etc, to enter
- the price charged for entrance
- acceptance for a position, office, etc
- a confession, as of a crime, mistake, etc
- an acknowledgment of the truth or validity of something
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.