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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)



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


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."


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