Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ADMIT (NP2) NP1[agent] ADMIT (COMP)
She admitted her mistake.
She admitted to her mistake.
She admitted that she had made a mistake.
She admitted making a mistake.
At first he denied stealing the money but he later admitted to it.
I wasn't entirely honest with him, I admit, but I didn't tell him any lies.
The new law was generally admitted to be difficult to enforce.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ADMIT NP2[patient]
NOTE: Allow to enter (entails priviledges, services, entertainments ...): - a building - a membership/organization - an institution
We cannot admit non-members into this club.
Each ticket admits one member and one guest.
Men will not be admitted to the restaurant without a tie.
A gap between the curtains admitted the faint glimmer of a street lamp.
She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.
We don't admit late applicants to our graduate school.
Spain was admitted to the European Community in 1986.
She was admitted to the hospital.
This theatre admits 200 people.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 ADMIT[intransitive]
This problem admits to no solution.
This short story admits several different interpretations.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5