Synonyms for admittance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-mit-ns
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmɪt ns

Définition of admittance

Origin :
  • 1580s, "the action of admitting," formed in English from admit + -ance (if from Latin, it would have been *admittence; French uses accès in this sense). Used formerly in senses where admission now prevails. Admissure was used in this sense from mid-15c.
  • noun permission to enter
Example sentences :
  • Your efforts will not prevail; for our gates shall for ever deny you admittance.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Colonel Daniel Boone » by John Filson
  • This led me to request a sight of that villa—a crown to the housekeeper got me admittance.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I let her in upon her tapping, and asking (half out of breath too) for admittance.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Ought you not to have exacted my admittance to the Comedie as a reparation for the insult?
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • They inspected the number of it and the hour of my admittance to the Royal Level.
  • Extract from : « City of Endless Night » by Milo Hastings
  • Ought he to go up to Hermione's door, to knock, to speak, to insist on admittance?
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Arrangements will be made for your admittance to the proving ground.
  • Extract from : « Poisoned Air » by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  • The door was fastened inside, and she had to knock for admittance.
  • Extract from : « The Macdermots of Ballycloran » by Anthony Trollope
  • One of her women had followed; but admittance was denied her.
  • Extract from : « The Historical Nights' Entertainment » by Rafael Sabatini
  • On Sundays admittance is obtained only by an order from a Fellow.
  • Extract from : « Hampstead and Marylebone » by Geraldine Edith Mitton

Antonyms for admittance

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