admit

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ədˈmɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ædˈmɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ad mit)


Inflections of 'admit' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
admits
v 3rd person singular
admitting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
admitted
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
admitted
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: confess
Synonyms:
acknowledge , confess , own up (informal), come clean (informal), tell , tell all, level with sb (informal), make a clean breast of (informal), reveal , declare , make known, open up, indicate, disclose , divulge, plead guilty to, avow, proclaim, talk , confide, bare , bring sth to light, let sth slip, let slip that, sing (slang), cough up (slang), spill the beans (slang), spill (slang), let on that (informal), come out into the open
Antonyms:
deny , hide , cover up, obscure , refute, decline , expel
Sense: Verb: acknowledge
Synonyms:
acknowledge , concede, accept , allow , recognize , recognise (UK), profess, concur , grant , agree , realize , realise (UK), acquiesce, yield , confirm , affirm
Antonyms:
deny , disagree , refute
Sense: Verb: permit
Synonyms:
permit , let , allow , grant , authorize, authorise (UK), give the green light (informal), green-light (informal), give the go-ahead (informal), consent to, give permission, give the thumbs up
Antonyms:
ban , forbid , prohibit
Sense: Verb: grant entrance
Synonyms:
grant entrance, grant entry to, let in, receive , welcome , greet , take in, allow in, show in, give access to, allow entrance to, allow access to, usher in, include
Antonyms:
remove , eject, dismiss , ban , bar , forbid , prohibit

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