admit


admit
ad·mit <-tt-> [ədʼmɪt] vt
1) (acknowledge)
to \admit sth etw zugeben [o eingestehen];
to \admit defeat seine Niederlage eingestehen;
to \admit an error [or a mistake] /one's guilt einen Irrtum [o Fehler] /seine Schuld zugeben [o einräumen];
to freely \admit sth etw ohne Umschweife zugeben
2) (allow entrance)
to \admit sb/sth jdn/etw hereinlassen/hineinlassen;
this ticket \admits one person only diese Eintrittskarte ist nur für eine Person gültig;
no minors [or minors not] \admitted Zutritt ab 18 Jahren;
to \admit sb to [ (Am) the] hospital jdn ins Krankenhaus einliefern
3) (allow)
to \admit sth etw zulassen;
to \admit evidence law ein Beweismittel zulassen
4) (hold)
to \admit sb jdm Platz bieten;
the theatre \admits 300 people das Theater fasst 300 Personen vi
to \admit to sth etw zugeben [o eingestehen]

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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