admittance


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admittance

(Acceptance), noun admission, designation, entrance, entree, entry, inclusion, initiation, permission

admittance

(Means of approach), noun access, approach, avenue, course, entrance, entry, ingress, inlet, liberty of approach, opening, passage, passageway, path, portal, road, route, way
See also: acceptance, access, acknowledgment, admission, entry, ingress, introduction, receipt

ADMITTANCE, Eng. law. The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate, as livery of seisin is of a freehold; it is of three kinds, namely upon a voluntary grant by the lord) upon a surrender by the former tenant and upon descent.

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It happened at this moment that one of the horses of the four who were seeking admittance went to smell Rocinante, who melancholy, dejected, and with drooping ears stood motionless, supporting his sorely stretched master; and as he was, after all, flesh, though he looked as if he were made of wood, he could not help giving way and in return smelling the one who had come to offer him attentions.
So he made haste and came running up to the door of the abbey, and knocked loudly for admittance.
Campaigns are wasted in reducing two or three frontier garrisons, to gain admittance into an enemy's country.
One of these was the house of Colette; and at his door our ill- starred John was presently beating for admittance.
I demand admittance," said a loud voice outside the room, "in the name of the law
Thus brooding as he sat among them, he caught sight of Minerva and went straight to the gate, for he was vexed that a stranger should be kept waiting for admittance.
Into ONE house in this neighbourhood they shall never have admittance.
In obedience to the summons, there was a general gathering of rank, wealth, and beauty; and the wide door of the Province House had seldom given admittance to more numerous and honorable guests than on the evening of Lady Eleanore's ball.
He went to London and obtained admittance to King James, who had not yet been driven from his throne.
Yes; I am a magistrate, and can get admittance for you.
In a moment the slight tenement was completely full of people, whilst those who were unable to obtain admittance gazed at us through its open cane-work.
Isidore Muset, gendarme, deposes that he was called to the house about three o'clock in the morning, and found some twenty or thirty persons at the gateway, endeavoring to gain admittance.