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Admission definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADMISS'ION, n. [L. admissio.]
1. The act or practice of admitting, as the admission of aliens into our country; also, the state of being admitted.
2. Admittancep power or permission to enter; entrance; access; power to approach; as, our laws give to foreigners easy admission to the rights of citizens; the admission of a clerk to a benefice.
3. Allowance; grant of an argument or position not fully proved.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic" [syn: admission, admittance]
2: an acknowledgment of the truth of something
3: the fee charged for admission [syn: entrance fee, admission, admission charge, admission fee, admission price, price of admission, entrance money]
4: the right to enter [syn: entree, access, accession, admission, admittance]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 15th century 1. a. the act or process of admitting b. the state or privilege of being admitted c. a fee paid at or for admission 2. a. the granting of an argument or position not fully proved b. acknowledgment that a fact or statement is true • admissive adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 an acknowledgement (admission of error; admission that he was wrong). 2 a the process or right of entering. b a charge for this (admission is £5). 3 a person admitted to a hospital. Usage: Has more general application in senses of ADMIT than admittance. Etymology: ME f. L admissio (as ADMIT)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Admission Ad*mis"sion, n. [L. admissio: cf. F. admission. See Admit.] 1. The act or practice of admitting. 2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach. What numbers groan for sad admission there! --Young. 3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something ?serted; acknowledgment; concession. The too easy admission of doctrines. --Macaulay. 4. (Law) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry. 5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence. 6. (Eng. Eccl. Law) Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented. --Shipley. Syn: Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence; allowance. See Admittance.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(admissions) 1. Admission is permission given to a person to enter a place, or permission given to a country to enter an organization. Admission is also the act of entering a place. Students apply for admission to a particular college... ...an increase in hospital admissions of children. N-VAR: oft N to n 2. Admissions to a place such as a school or university are the people who are allowed to enter or join it. Each school sets its own admissions policy. N-PLURAL: oft N n 3. Admission at a park, museum, or other place is the amount of money that you pay to enter it. Gates open at 10.30am and admission is free.Admission is also used before a noun. The admission price is $8 for adults. N-UNCOUNT: N n 4. An admission is a statement that something bad, unpleasant, or embarrassing is true. By his own admission, he is not playing well... N-VAR: oft N of n, N that

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Admittance, introduction, access, entrance, initiation, entrée. 2. Allowance, avowal, concession, acknowledgment, assent, acceptance.

Moby Thesaurus

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