Definition of Admission

1. Noun. The act of admitting someone to enter. "The surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"

Exact synonyms: Admittance
Generic synonyms: Entering, Entrance, Entry, Incoming, Ingress
Specialized synonyms: Readmission, Matric, Matriculation
Derivative terms: Admit

2. Noun. An acknowledgment of the truth of something.
Generic synonyms: Acknowledgement, Acknowledgment
Specialized synonyms: Confession
Derivative terms: Admit

3. Noun. The fee charged for admission.

4. Noun. The right to enter.
Exact synonyms: Access, Accession, Admittance, Entree
Generic synonyms: Right
Specialized synonyms: Door
Derivative terms: Admit

Definition of Admission

1. n. The act or practice of admitting.

Definition of Admission

1. Noun. The act or practice of admitting. ¹

2. Noun. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach. ¹

3. Noun. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession. ¹

4. Noun. (legal) 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. ¹

5. Noun. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence ¹

6. Noun. (British ecclesiastical legal) 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. ¹

7. Noun. The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry. ¹

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Definition of Admission

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Admission

admission (current term)
admission charge
admission fee
admission price

Literary usage of Admission

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"admission, ai. Monastic remains: Dally except Friday, 2-6. admission. ... admission, y. First Wednesday in each month. 2-6. admission. 51. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"It extends from the enlarged fire chamber С down into the ash chamber B, and it is made with vertical openings through its sides for the admission of air ..."

3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1896)
"What say the gentlemen who ask the admission of Maine ? Why, they will not admit Missouri without a condition which strips her of one essential attribute of ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1897)
"It seems to me that the standard should be lowered so as to require one year less of work for admission. I count myself also on the side of those who ..."

5. American Journal of Education (1862)
"The same defects had crept into the programme of the subjects of examination for admission to the school. Influenced by these considerations, ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1861)
"The patient had been confined to the bed for a week before his admission, ... The patient was attacked four days before his admission, and had had no ..."

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