admitverbuk /ədˈmɪt/ us /ədˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
admit verb (ACCEPT)
- I was too embarrassed to admit that I was scared.
- He was ashamed to admit to his mistake.
- She grudgingly admitted that she had been wrong to criticize him.
- The gang admitted they had committed four recent bank robberies.
- It may be that the ministers know more than they are admitting at the moment.
admit verb (ALLOW IN)