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Definition of the noun admission

What does admission mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: admissions

  1. the act of admitting someone to enter
  2. an acknowledgment of the truth of something
  3. the fee charged for admission
  4. the right to enter
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of admission: access / accession / admittance / entree
    • more generic word: right = an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
    • more specific word: door = anything providing a means of access

Alternative definition of the noun admission


  1. The act or practice of admitting.
  2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
  3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something asserted; acknowledgment; concession.
  4. [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.
  5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence
  6. [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.
  7. The cost or fee associated with attendance or entry.


"Admission" is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Paul Weitz and starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd. The film was released in the United States and Canada on March 22, 2013. It is an adaptation of a novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz, also called Admission.


"Admission" is a book by Travis Thrasher.


"Admission" is a musical album of The Black Swan Effect.


Admission: An admission in the law of evidence is a prior statement by an adverse party which can be admitted into evidence over a hearsay objection. In general, admissions are admissible in criminal and civil cases.

Phrases with Admission

Phrases starting with the word Admission:

  1. admission day
  2. admission fee
  3. admission price
  4. admission charge

Phrases ending with the word Admission:

  1. judicial admission
  2. price of admission
  3. Request For Admission

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Admission

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Google previewOfficial Gazette of the United States Patent Office (1913)

by United States. Patent Office

adapted to traverse said chamber and to move outwardly to permit of the passage of said piston vane during rotation of said rotary element, one of said valves being arranged between said admission means and said exhaust means, and one ...

Google previewCurrent Issues in Relevance Theory (1998)

by Villy Rouchota, Andreas H. Jucker

the speaker communicates that the belief that grandma won't be granted free admission is a belief attributed to the addressee. Neither the declarative nor the ...

Google previewThe Politics of Postsecular Religion (2012)

Mourning Secular Futures by Ananda Abeysekara

Then, perhaps, the atheists' admission is that the normalized and legalized status , and indeed the identity, of the motto on the currency makes it difficult for the secularists to appeal to law to recognize its unconstitutionality. What is interesting ...

Google previewThe New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal (1830)

THE FREE ADMISSION. A FREE Admission is the lotos of the mind: the leaf in which your name ...

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Schema Therapy (2012)

Theory, Research and Practice by Michiel van Vreeswijk, Jenny Broersen, Marjon Nadort

A voluntarily admission is a good option that allows patients to have a safe place in the short term. Challenging dysfunctional assumptions / thoughts The tracking and correction of problems that underlie faulty interpretations is a recurring ...

Google previewUniversity of Michigan Official Publication

The credential required for special admission is a statement of good standing from the high school or college in which last or presently enrolled and an official transcript of all college level ...

Google previewThe Everything Paying For College Book (2005)

Grants, Loans, Scholarships, And Financial Aid -- All You Need To Fund Higher Education by Nathan Brown, Sheryle A. Proper

An early decision admission is a little more restrictive, as it is binding for both the school and the applicant. This means that you and the school have a contractual agreement that you are not only admitted, you will definitely attend.

Google previewA Compendious Law Dictionary ... New edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged to the present time [by T. H. Horne]. (1813)

by Thomas POTTS (of Chiswick.)

Admission of any master in ordinary in chancery, or as one of the six clerks, or one of the cursitors in England; or as a sworn clerk, side clerk, clerk in court, or other clerk or officer whatsoever, in any court in Great Britain, who must necessarily ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities (2006)

by Carol Turkington, Joseph Harris

college admission and learning disabilities 61 what it conveys about the student's strengths, weaknesses, and recommended services. Many high schools routinely destroy copies of student records after a number of years. Since students with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1985)

Volume 39 - Supplement 4: Accreditation of Library Education to Videotex: Teletext, and the ImPatt of Television Systems Information Systems on Library Services by Allen Kent

The library school should formulate recruitment, admission. and financial aid policies that will ensure the realization of the goals and objectives of the school's program that meet or exceed the minimum standards of the parent institution for its ...

Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

has been admitted, about one's admission; taxta hehe heshestoz, free admission , confession ( open , public ) ; saaheztomohestoz , non-denial , admission. admonish, naoneev&toe .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 7 - Derunov: Konstantin Nikolaevitch (1972)

Dobrzhinksy: Yevgeniy Narkisovitch to Egypt: Libraries in by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour

Standard: The library school should formulate an admission policy that will insure the realization of the broad objectives and specific goals of the school's program, and that meets or exceeds the minimum standards of the parent institution for ...

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Quotes about Admission

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem. (Henry Kissinger)
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Scrabble value of A1D2M3I1S1S1I1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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