/ədˈmɪt/verb(present participleadmitting, past tense and past participleadmitted)
SOMETHING BAD[I, T]›to agree that you did something bad, or that something bad is true: [+ doing sth]Both men admitted taking illegal drugs.[+ to+ doing sth]She admitted to stealing the keys.I was wrong - I admit it.[+ (that)]He finally admitted that he couldn't cope.
ALLOW[T]›to allow someone to enter somewhere, especially to take someone who is ill into hospital: UKto be admitted to hospital/US to be admitted to the hospitalIt says on the ticket 'admits 2'.