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1) admit. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...1. To allow admittance, as to a group: accept, receive, take in. See ACCEPT. 2. To express recognition of: acknowledge, recognize. See AFFIRM, KNOWLEDGE. 3. To recognize,...

2) admit. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...regularly takes to, as in She admits to having avoided us for weeks, and most but not all these uses can be replaced by admit alone, as in She admits having avoided...

3) admit. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·ting, ad·mits1. To permit to enter: A crack in the wall admitted some light. 2. To provide the right or a means of entrance to:...

4) permit, admit, allow. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...These can combine with of in idioms, as in The new regulations are general enough to permit [admit, allow] of a great deal of interpretation. The idioms mean just...

5) Let me not to the marriage of true minds / Admit impediments. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Let me not to the marriage of true minds / Admit impediments The first line of a sonnet by William Shakespeare. The poet is denying that anything can come between...

6) acknowledge. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: ac·knowl·edged, ac·knowl·edg·ing, ac·knowl·edg·es1a. To admit the existence, reality, or truth of. b. To recognize as being valid or having force...

7) XV. Recapitulation and Conclusion. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. Origin of Species. The Harvard Classics
...though appearing to our imagination insuperably great, cannot be considered real if we admit the following propositions, namely, that all parts of the organisation...

8) 28727. Hollingdale, R.J. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:28727 QUOTATION:I admit that the generation which produced Stalin, Auschwitz and Hiroshima will take some beating; but the radical and universal consciousness...

9) Paras. 500-599. Phædo. Plato. 1909-14. The Apology, Phædo and Crito. The Harvard Classics
...will never be great and also small, but that greatness in us or in the concrete will never admit the small or admit of being exceeded: instead of this, one of two...

10) 44961. Pope, Alexander. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:44961 QUOTATION:Sir, I admit your gen'ral ruleThat every poet is a fool:But you yourself may serve to show it,That every fool is not a poet. ATTRIBUTION:Alexander...

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