Definitions for: Admission


[n] the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
[n] an acknowledgment of the truth of something
[n] the fee charged for admission



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: admission charge, admission fee, admission price, admittance, entrance fee, entrance money, price of admission

See Also: acknowledgement, acknowledgment, confession, entering, entrance, entry, fee, incoming, ingress, matric, matriculation, readmission

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