Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- The act or practice of admitting.
- Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
- The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession.
- (law) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry.
- A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence
- (British, ecclesiastical law) Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented.
- Admission in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Admission in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
From Latin admissio.
Admission f. (plural Admissions)
- Admission (act of admitting; state of being admitted).
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