admitting admitting  /æd ˈmɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
  2. (v) allow to enter; grant entry to
  3. (v) allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
  4. (v) admit into a group or community
  5. (v) afford possibility
  6. (v) give access or entrance to
  7. (v) have room for; hold without crowding
  8. (v) serve as a means of entrance

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Of course, admitting this is taboo, as Delahunty learned two years ago.
  2. The scene at the admitting ward of New York's Bellevue Hospital is one that haunts prowlers about the city.
  3. Armed with a rifle, Mishra visited the boys and got them to sign an affidavit admitting they committed fraud and had no claim to the land.

News

  1. Woman pleads guilty to falsely accusing officer

    A Montgomery County woman pleaded guilty to perjury and related charges Wednesday, admitting she lied under oath about being sexually assaulted and stalked by a Lower Merion Township police officer.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. School system's finance chief retiring after 14 years

    Admitting that she's somewhat of a “workaholic,” Kerry Shannon, finance director for Henderson County Public Schools for the last 14 years, says she's ready to put down her spreadsheets and travel the world a bit with her husband when she retires later this month.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Hendersonville Times-News

  3. Chinese farmer gets 5 days in jail for his story on alien invasion

    A Chinese farmer received a five-day jail sentence after admitting to authorities that he made up a story about electrocuting an alien, reports the Telegraph. The man, identified as Li, told authorities he was inspired by the 2011 science fiction comedy "Paul" starring Simon Pegg and Seth Rogan as the voice of the titular alien. [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sideshow via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. He added that the church, "in admitting men to priestly ministry and in their formation we will do everything we can to weigh the authenticity of their vocation and make every effort to accompany priests along their journey, so that the Lord will...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  2. "I certainly don't believe that," Hicks said. "If he's now admitting that he started using when he came to the Texas Rangers, why should I believe that it didn't start before he came to the Texas Rangers?"
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Tom Hicks Source: WA today

  3. "It is time for the president to listen to the American people and do what is necessary to protect this nation. That means admitting his Iraq policy has failed, working with the Democrats and Republicans in Congress on crafting a new way forward in...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Harry Reid Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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