admit

[əd'mɪt]
гл.
1) допускать, соглашаться

to admit oneself beaten — признавать себя побеждённым

This, I admit, is true. — Допускаю, что это верно.

You must admit her statement to be doubtful. — Вы должны согласиться с тем, что её заявление не вызывает доверия.

Syn:
2) (admit to) признавать (вину); признаваться, сознаваться

He admitted to his complicity in the crime. — На суде он признался в соучастии в преступлении.

The boy admitted to stealing the apples. — Мальчик сознался в краже яблок.

The employee admitted to stealing the money. — Служащий признался в краже денег.

Syn:
3) допускать; принимать

to be admitted to the bar — получить право адвокатской практики в суде

She was admitted to the university. — Её приняли в университет.

Only 100 boys are admitted to this school every year. — В эту школу ежегодно принимают только сто мальчиков.

4) впускать

to admit light — пропускать свет

The key admits to the house. — При помощи ключа можно проникнуть в дом.

The manager admitted him to the theater. — Администратор пропустил его в театр.

The old man opened the door and admitted me. — Старик открыл дверь и впустил меня.

5) позволять, допускать (что-л.)

The question admits of no delay. — Вопрос не терпит отлагательства.

Syn:
6) вмещать (о помещении)

The theatre admits only 200 persons. — Этот театр рассчитан только на двести человек.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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  • Admit — Ad*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Admitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Admitting}.] [OE. amitten, L. admittere, admissum; ad + mittere to send: cf. F. admettre, OF. admettre, OF. ametre. See {Missile}.] 1. To suffer to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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