Meaning of “admit” - Learner’s Dictionary

admit

verb us uk /ədˈmɪt/ present participle admitting, past tense and past participle admitted
Extra Examples
He was ashamed to admit his mistake.Cathy refuses to admit that she was wrong.I was too embarrassed to admit that I was scared.I freely admit that I was wrong about him.He admitted taking the money, but later withdrew his confession.
SOMETHING BAD [ I, T ]

B1 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 sick into hospital:

UK to be admitted to hospital/ US to be admitted to the hospital
It says on the ticket 'admits 2'.

(Definition of “admit” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)