Definition for AD-MIT'

AD-MIT', v.t. [L. admitto, from ad and mitto, to send; Fr. mettre.]

  1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance; whether into a place, or an office, or into the mind, or consideration; as, to admit a student into college; to admit a serious thought into the mind.
  2. To give right of entrance; as, a ticket admits one into a play-house.
  3. To allow; to receive as true; as, the argument or fact is admitted.
  4. To permit, grant or allow, or to be capable of; as, the words do not admit of such a construction. In this sense, of may be used after the verb, or omitted.

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