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English[уреди]

Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески admitten, amitten

, borrowed from Стари Француски admettre, amettre (to admit)

, from Латински admittō (to allow entrance, inlet, literally to send to), from ad-

+ mittere (to send)

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Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]

  • МФА(кључ): /ədˈmɪt/
  • (file)
  • Риме: -ɪt

Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]

admit (third-person singular simple present admits, present participle admitting, simple past and past participle admitted)

  1. (транзитивно) To allow to enter; to grant entrance (to), whether into a place, into the mind, or into consideration
    A ticket admits one into a playhouse.
    They were admitted into his house.
    to admit a serious thought into the mind
    to admit evidence in the trial of a cause
  2. (транзитинвно) To allow (someone) to enter a profession or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise.
    to admit an attorney to practice law
    the prisoner was admitted to bail
  3. (транзитивно) To concede as true; to acknowledge or assent to, as an allegation which it is impossible to deny
    the argument or fact is admitted
    he admitted his guilt
    she admitted taking drugs / she admitted to taking drugs
    • 2011, Kitty Kelley, Nancy Reagan: The Unauthorized Biography (→ISBN):
      His sister, Patti, also admitted taking drugs, []
    Синоними: own up, confess
  4. (транзитивно) To be capable of; to permit. In this sense, "of" may be used after the verb, or may be omitted.
    the words do not admit such a construction.
    • 1669, William Holder, Elements of Speech:
      Four bells admit twenty-four changes in ringing.
    • 1761, John Mordant, The Complete Steward:
      There is no tree admits of transplantation so well as the Elm, for a tree of twenty years growth will admit of a remove.
  5. (intransitive) To give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of).
    1. circumstances do not admit of this
      the text does not admit of this interpretation
    2. (транзитивно) To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
      • 2011 децембар 16, Denis Campbell, “Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients'”, in Guardian[1]:
        "This shocking report proves once again that we urgently need a radical shake-up of hospital care," said Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society. "Given that people with dementia occupy a quarter of hospital beds and that many leave in worse health than when they were admitted, it is unacceptable that training in dementia care is not the norm."

    Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]

    In the sense "concede to be true", this is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing). See Додатак:Енглески catenative глаголи

    Шаблон:Tit2[уреди]