admit (one) to (something or some place)

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admit (one) to (something or some place)

To allow one to enter or become a member of some organization or place. This ticket will admit you to the art exhibit. We were admitted to the club after we showed the security guard our identification.
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admit someone (in)to (some place)

to allow someone to enter some place. They refused to admit us into the theater.
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admit something to someone

to confess something to someone. Harry admitted his error to his uncle.
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admit to something

to acknowledge or confess something; to acknowledge or confess to having done something. Max would not admit to anything.
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admit to

v.
1. To confess something to someone: I didn't want to admit my crimes to them. At first they lied, but later they admitted to the police that they had stolen the bicycle.
2. To confess something: He will never admit to feeling jealous. She admitted to her lies.
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We use carefully compiled statistics to select them for our teams, label the best performers as all-stars, calculate their incomes, rank their accomplishments for posterity, admit them to various halls of fame, and plot their gradual senescence to retirement with declining statistics.