[ ad-mish-uh n ]
/ ædˈmɪʃ ən /


Origin of admission

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin admissiōn- (stem of admissiō), equivalent to admiss-, variant stem of admittere to admit + -iōn- -ion

SYNONYMS FOR admission

1 See entrance1.
2 access.

Related forms

non·ad·mis·sion, nounpro·ad·mis·sion, adjectivere·ad·mis·sion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for readmission

British Dictionary definitions for readmission (1 of 2)


/ (ˌriːədˈmɪʃən) /


the act or an instance of readmitting or being readmitted

British Dictionary definitions for readmission (2 of 2)


/ (ədˈmɪʃən) /


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

Derived Forms

admissive, adjective

Word Origin for admission

C15: from Latin admissiōn-, from admittere to admit
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