admitir


admitir
v.
1 to admit, to allow in.
admitir a alguien en to admit somebody to
no se admiten perros no dogs (en letrero)
no se admite la entrada a menores de dieciocho años no admittance for under-eighteens (en letrero)
Ricardo admitió su participación Richard admitted his participation.
El guarda admitió a los clientes The guard admitted=let in the customers.
2 to admit.
admito que estaba equivocado I admit I was wrong
3 to accept.
admitimos todas las tarjetas de crédito we accept all credit cards
4 to allow, to permit.
no admite ni un error he won't stand for a single mistake
5 to hold (tener capacidad para).
la sala admite doscientas personas the room holds o has room for two hundred people
6 to admit to, to acknowledge to.
Ricardo admitió saber esto Richard admitted to knowing this.
7 to admit of, to allow of.
Esto no admite explicación alguna This admits of no explanation.
8 to tolerate, to bear.
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admitir
verbo transitivo
1 (dar entrada) to admit, let in
2 (aceptar) to accept, admit
'No se admiten propinas' "No tipping", "Tipping not allowed"
'No se admiten cheques' "No cheques accepted"
3 (permitir) to allow
su obra admite varias interpretaciones his work is open to various interpretations
4 (reconocer) to admit
5 (tener capacidad) to hold
sólo admite cuatro personas there's only room for four people
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verb
1) to admit
2) acknowledge, concede
3) allow, permit
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VT
1) (=dejar entrar) [en organización] to admit, accept; [en hospital] to admit

el club no admite mujeres — the club does not admit o accept women members

los extranjeros no son admitidos en la comunidad — foreigners are not accepted into the community

fue admitido en la universidad — he was accepted for university

2) (=aceptar) [+ opinión, regalo] to accept

se admiten apuestas — all bets accepted

¿ha admitido la Academia esa palabra? — has the Academy accepted that word?

se admiten tarjetas de crédito — we take o accept credit cards

no se admiten propinas — no tipping

el juez admitió la demanda a trámite — the judge granted leave to file a lawsuit

3) (=permitir) to allow, permit frm

el contenido de plomo admitido en las gasolinas — the permitted lead content of petrol, the amount of lead allowed o permitted frm in petrol

mi presupuesto no admite grandes despilfarros — my budget won't run to o does not allow extravagances

este asunto no admite medias tintas — there's no room for half measures here

la calidad de este vino no admite comparaciones — this is a wine of incomparable quality

esto no admite demora — this cannot be put off, this will brook no delay frm

no admite discusión — it is indisputable

no admite duda(s) — it leaves no room for doubt

no admite otra explicación — it allows of no other explanation

4) (=reconocer) [+ culpabilidad, error] to admit

admito que la culpa ha sido mía — I admit that it was my fault

admitió que había sido testigo — he admitted being a witness

hay que admitir que no hay nada mejor — it has to be said that there's nothing better

5) (=tener cabida para) to hold

la sala admite 500 personas — the hall holds 500 people

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verbo transitivo
1)
a) (aceptar) to accept

no lo admitieron en el colegio — he wasn't accepted by the school

se admiten tarjetas de crédito — we take o accept credit cards

b) (permitir) to allow

no se admiten perros — no dogs allowed

admite varias interpretaciones — it allows of o admits of several different interpretations (frml)

eso no admite discusión — you can't argue with that

el asunto no admite demora — the matter must be dealt with immediately

2) (confesar, reconocer) to admit
3) (dar cabida a) local to hold

el estadio admite 4.000 personas — the stadium holds 4,000 people

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= admit, concede, own, own up, intromit, intake.
Ex. This theory would ensure that the basic framework of the scheme would appropriately admit every subject.
Ex. Only an incurable pessimist would refuse to concede that the future will be longer than the past.
Ex. 'I don't know what to say,' she owned and lapsed into silence.
Ex. But let's not forget that he owned up for what he did and even gave all his betting money to charity.
Ex. During copulation, hamster females maintain lordosis for hundreds of seconds, while the male mounts and intromits repeatedly.
Ex. As a general rule of thumb, you want front and side fans to intake, rear and top to exhaust.
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* admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
* admitirlo = come out with + it.
* admitir un número de reservas mayor a las plazas existentes = overbook.
* no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
* no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
* que no admite reserva = unreserved.
* readmitir = re-admit [readmit].
* triste de admitir = sad to relate.
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verbo transitivo
1)
a) (aceptar) to accept

no lo admitieron en el colegio — he wasn't accepted by the school

se admiten tarjetas de crédito — we take o accept credit cards

b) (permitir) to allow

no se admiten perros — no dogs allowed

admite varias interpretaciones — it allows of o admits of several different interpretations (frml)

eso no admite discusión — you can't argue with that

el asunto no admite demora — the matter must be dealt with immediately

2) (confesar, reconocer) to admit
3) (dar cabida a) local to hold

el estadio admite 4.000 personas — the stadium holds 4,000 people

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= admit, concede, own, own up, intromit, intake.

Ex: This theory would ensure that the basic framework of the scheme would appropriately admit every subject.

Ex: Only an incurable pessimist would refuse to concede that the future will be longer than the past.
Ex: 'I don't know what to say,' she owned and lapsed into silence.
Ex: But let's not forget that he owned up for what he did and even gave all his betting money to charity.
Ex: During copulation, hamster females maintain lordosis for hundreds of seconds, while the male mounts and intromits repeatedly.
Ex: As a general rule of thumb, you want front and side fans to intake, rear and top to exhaust.
* admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
* admitirlo = come out with + it.
* admitir un número de reservas mayor a las plazas existentes = overbook.
* no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
* no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
* que no admite reserva = unreserved.
* readmitir = re-admit [readmit].
* triste de admitir = sad to relate.

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admitir [I1 ]
vt
A
1 (aceptar) ‹candidato› to accept; ‹comportamiento/excusa› to accept
no lo admitieron en el colegio he wasn't accepted by the school
no fue admitido en el club he wasn't accepted for membership of the club, his application for membership of the club was rejected
el recurso fue admitido a trámite leave was granted for an appeal to a higher court
no pienso admitir que llegues a estas horas I will not have you coming home at this time
[ S ] no se admiten propinas no gratuities accepted, no tipping allowed
[ S ] se admiten tarjetas de crédito we take o accept credit cards
[ S ] admite monedas de 1 euro accepts 1 euro coins
2
(dar cabida a): un discurso que admite varias interpretaciones a speech which may be interpreted in several different ways, a speech which allows of o admits of several different interpretations (frml)
la situación no admite paralelo con la del año pasado the present situation cannot be compared with the situation last year
lo que dijo no admite discusión there can be no arguing with what she said
el asunto no admite demora the matter must be dealt with immediately
B (confesar, reconocer) to admit
admitió su culpabilidad she admitted her guilt
admito que me equivoqué I admit I was wrong o that I made a mistake
admitió haberla visto he admitted having seen her
C «local» to hold
el estadio admite 4.000 personas the stadium holds 4,000 people o has a capacity of 4,000
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admitir (conjugate admitir) verbo transitivo
1
a) (aceptar) to accept;

(on signs) se admiten tarjetas de crédito we take o accept credit cards
b) (permitir) to allow

c) (reconocer) to admit

2 (dar cabida a) [local] to hold
admitir verbo transitivo
1 to admit, let in
2 (dar por bueno) to accept: por favor, admite mis disculpas, please accept my apologies
3 (permitir) to allow: no se admiten mascotas, no pets allowed
4 (convenir, dar la razón) to admit, acknowledge: admito que hice una tontería, I admit I did a silly thing
'admitir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
acoger
- conceder
- empacho
- recibir
- coger
- confesar
English:
accept
- acknowledge
- care
- exclude
- grant
- support
- take
- admit
- recognize
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admitir vt
1. [dejar entrar] to admit, to allow in;
admitir a alguien en to admit sb to;
lo admitieron en la universidad he was accepted by the university;
no se admiten perros [en letrero] no dogs;
no se admite la entrada a menores de 18 años [en letrero] no admittance for under-18s
2. [reconocer] to admit;
admitió la derrota she admitted defeat;
admito que estaba equivocado I admit I was wrong
3. [aceptar] to accept;
se admiten propinas [en letrero] gratuities at your discretion;
admitimos tarjetas de crédito we accept all major credit cards;
admitieron a trámite la solicitud they allowed the application to proceed
4. [permitir, tolerar] to allow, to permit;
no admite ni un error he won't stand for a single mistake;
este texto no admite más retoques there can be no more changes to this text;
es una situación que no admite comparación this situation cannot be compared to others;
su hegemonía no admite dudas their dominance is unquestioned
5. [tener capacidad para] to hold;
este monovolumen admite siete pasajeros this people mover seats seven passengers;
la sala admite doscientas personas the room holds o has room for two hundred people
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admitir
v/t
1 (aceptar) accept;
admitir en pago accept as payment
2 (reconocer) admit
3 (permitir)
:
el poema admite varias interpretaciones the poem can be interpreted in different ways, the poem admits of various interpretations fml ;
no admite duda there’s no doubt about it
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admitir vt
1) : to admit, to let in
2) : to acknowledge, to concede
3) : to allow, to make room for
la ley no admite cambios: the law doesn't allow for changes
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admitir vb
1. (aceptar) to accept
no se admiten cheques we don't accept cheques
2. (reconocer, dejar entrar) to admit [pt. & pp. admitted]
admito que he sido yo I admit that it was me
me han admitido en el club I've been admitted to the club
no se admite la entrada a menores de 21 años no entrance to people under 21

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