Synonyms for (verb) admit

Synonyms: admit, acknowledge

Definition: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of

Usage: He admitted his errors; She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

Similar words: hold, declare, adjudge

Definition: declare to be

Usage: She was declared incompetent; judge held that the defendant was innocent


Synonyms: accept, admit, take, take on

Definition: admit into a group or community

Usage: accept students for graduate study; We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member

Similar words: have, take, accept

Definition: receive willingly something given or offered

Usage: The only girl who would have him was the miller's daughter; I won't have this dog in my house!; Please accept my present


Synonyms: let in, include, admit

Definition: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

Usage: admit someone to the profession; She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: let in, intromit, admit, allow in

Definition: allow to enter; grant entry to

Usage: We cannot admit non-members into our club building; This pipe admits air

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: admit

Definition: serve as a means of entrance

Usage: This ticket will admit one adult to the show

Similar words: serve, do

Definition: spend time in prison or in a labor camp

Usage: He did six years for embezzlement