Quotes containing word "admit"

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Sell also: accept, accommodate, acknowledge, allow, hold, include, take

Definitions and meanings of word "admit"

• Verb: declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; examples: "He admitted his errors", "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"

• Verb: allow to enter; grant entry to; example: "We cannot admit non-members into our club"

• Verb: allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; examples: "admit someone to the profession", "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

• Verb: admit into a group or community; examples: "accept students for graduate study", "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"

• Verb: afford possibility; examples: "This problem admits of no solution", "This short story allows of several different interpretations"

• Verb: give access or entrance to; example: "The French doors admit onto the yard"

• Verb: have room for; hold without crowding; examples: "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests", "The theater admits 300 people", "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"

• Verb: serve as a means of entrance; example: "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "admit"

Kinky Friedman
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American Writer, Novelist, Politician, Musician, Songwriter
Born Wednesday 1 November 1944
Shannon Lucid
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American Astronaut
Born Thursday 14 January 1943
Mahatma Gandhi
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Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Sean Connery
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Scottish Actor, Producer
Born Monday 25 August 1930
Selena Gomez
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American Actress
Born Wednesday 22 July 1992
Bianca Jagger
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Nicaraguan Actress, Celebrity, Model
Born Wednesday 2 May 1945
Larry Hagman
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American Actor, Producer, Director
Monday 21 September 1931 - Friday 23 November 2012
Marco Rubio
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American Politician, Speaker
Born Friday 28 May 1971
Marilyn Manson
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American Musician
Born Sunday 5 January 1969
George Berkeley
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Irish Philosopher
Monday 12 March 1685 - Sunday 14 January 1753
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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American President
Monday 30 January 1882 - Thursday 12 April 1945
Ethel Merman
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American Actress, Musician, First Lady
Thursday 16 January 1908 - Wednesday 15 February 1984

They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.

Leonard Peltier

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I think that over the years, whether they want to admit it or not, people have to admit that the women astronauts have performed just as well as the men astronauts.

Shannon Lucid

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If we admit a thing so extraordinary as the creation of this world, it should seem that we admit something strange, and odd, and new to human apprehension, beyond any other miracle whatsoever.

George Berkeley

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To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren't what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard.

Marilyn Manson

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There are two kinds of egotists: Those who admit it, and the rest of us.

Laurence J. Peter

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Insane people are always sure that they are fine. It is only the sane people who are willing to admit that they are crazy.

Nora Ephron

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It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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I've always had a problem with people who couldn't tell the truth or admit a mistake and say they're wrong.

Burt Bacharach

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A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.

John C. Maxwell

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I'm the first to admit that I can't be as good as Tolkien, and a movie can never be as good as Tolkien.

Ralph Bakshi

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Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.

Julia Cameron

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In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment.

Kim Campbell

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I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what really makes me happy and it's taken me a while to admit that acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun.

Leonardo Di Caprio

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Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right.

Crystal Eastman

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Any actor who is being honest will admit there's always a small or large part of the real you in every character. It's impossible not to have that.

Jerry Ferrara

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I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.

Samuel Goldwyn

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Global warming is real. It is happening today. It is being charted by our satellites. It is being charted by our scientists. It is being charted by those of us in this body, and I think the real key is if we are ready to admit that fact and take the action to make the necessary conversion.

Diane Feinstein

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I readily admit I was not an expert on foreign policy but I was knowledgeable and I didn't need a man who was the Vice President of the United States and my opponent turning around and putting me down.

Geraldine Ferraro

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I have, I admit, a low tolerance for detached chronicling and cool analysis.

Leslie Fiedler

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The constant flux and caprice of mental events do not admit of the establishment of stable experimental conditions.

Hermann Ebbinghaus

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