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admit

v. 1) to state something is true in answering a complaint filed in a lawsuit the defendant will admit or deny each allegation in his or her answer filed with the court. If he or she agrees and states that he/she did what he/she is accused of, then the allegation need not be proved in trial. 2) in criminal law, to agree a fact is true or confess guilt. 3) to allow as evidence in a trial, as the judge says: "Exhiibit D, the letter, is admitted." (See: admission, evidence)

admit

(Concede), verb accede, accept, acknowledge, acquiesce, affirm, agree, assent, concedere, concur, confirm, declare, disclose, divulge, enlighten, expose, fateri, grant, recognize, relate, reveal, unmask, unveil
Associated concepts: admit fault, admit in a reply, admit in an answer, admit liability, admit to probate

admit

(Give access), verb adeundi copiam, admittere, allow entrance, create an opening, give right of entry to, induct, initiate, install, institute, invest, open a passage, open a path, open a road, open a route, open an entryway, open an inlet, recipere, throw open, vest, yield passage to
Associated concepts: admit to bail, admit to practice
See also: accede, acknowledge, adduce, adopt, approve, authorize, avow, bare, bear, betray, certify, concede, confess, declare, disclose, grant, induct, initiate, instate, profess, receive, recognize, reveal, submit, verify, vouchsafe, yield
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Since its launch on September 13, 2018, the same day that RRBs started issuing admit cards for first stage computer-based tests of level 1 (erstwhile group D), the tool has been used by lakhs of candidates and garnered good reviews.
In rapid succession recently, we've seen several large districts admit that dropouts are a major problem.
Physicians who do not admit patients-pathologists, anesthesiologists, radiologists - are more likely to lose admitting privileges when other physicians of the same specialty win exclusive contracts with their hospital where the other hand, insurers now readily use claims databases 146 profile physicians' practice habits before winnowing their networks.
At present, only rest homes which are formally classified as a Community Support Facility are permitted to freely admit psychiatric-impaired residents.
Exceptionally high admit rates, lowered academic standards, preferential treatment .
Indeed, Henderson himself admits on p102 that `President Menem was criticized for his expression of regret because it might be interpreted as an apology', although on p16 he has asserted, `the President of Argentina apologized to the British for the Falklands/Malvinas war'.
Treasury admits law students enrolled in tax clinic programs to practice before the IRS.