Synonyms for admitting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-mit
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmɪt

Top 10 synonyms for admitting Other synonyms for the word admitting

Définition of admitting

Origin :
  • late 14c., "let in," from Latin admittere "to allow to enter, let in, let come, give access," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Sense of "to concede as valid or true" is first recorded early 15c. Related: Admitted; Admitting.
  • verb allow entry or use
  • verb confess, acknowledge
Example sentences :
  • Experts, however, while admitting Sandy's general genius, did not go so far as this.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Mortimer compromised by admitting that he had probably forgotten it.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I have no hesitation whatever in admitting that I have mine.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • He longed to hear Hinde admitting that he had been mistaken in John's quality.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Roden led the way into the house, admitting himself with a latch-key.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Why, if you are so sure of it without my admitting it, why do you ask again?
  • Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
  • Admitting, for the sake of argument, that she cared for him, what had he to offer?
  • Extract from : « One Day's Courtship » by Robert Barr
  • So, admitting Mudfog to be damp, we distinctly state that it is salubrious.
  • Extract from : « The Mudfog and Other Sketches » by Charles Dickens
  • With such a hole in her hull, the boat should have been admitting water and not air.
  • Extract from : « The Heads of Apex » by Francis Flagg
  • Admitting the existence of the soul, we know of no force which is able to put an end to her.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato

Antonyms for admitting

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