ad·mit vb ad·mit·ted, ad·mit·tingvt1: to concede as true or valid: make an admission of2: to allow to be entered or offeredadmitted the document into evidenceadmit a will to probatevi: to make acknowledgment— used with toadmit s to the murder
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accede, accept, acknowledge, acquiesce, affirm, agree, assent, concedere, concur, confess, 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
(give access) verb
adeundi copiam, admittere, allow entrance, create an opening, give right of entry to, inaugurate, 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
accede (concede), acknowledge (declare), acknowledge (verify), adopt, authorize, avow, bare, bear (adduce), betray (disclose), certify (approve), confess, disclose, grant (concede), induct, initiate, instate, profess (avow), receive (permit to enter), recognize (acknowledge), reveal, vouchsafe, yield (submit)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To allow in; to accept as evidence(2) To acknowledge that something is true; to confess to a crime.n.admission
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
To state something is true.1) In civil cases, the defendants will admit or deny each allegation in their answers filed with the court. When the defendant admits an allegation, that claim need not be proved in trial.2) In criminal law, to agree that a fact is true or to confess guilt.3) To allow something to come in as evidence in a trial, as when the judge rules, "Exhiibit D, plaintiff's letter, is admitted into evidence."Category: Criminal LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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: "Exhibit D, the letter, is admitted."
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.