|Origin:||admissio, from admittere; ADMIT|
a statement in which you admit that something is true or that you have done something wrong [= confession]
The Senator's admission that he had lied to Congress shocked many Americans.
admission of guilt/defeat/failure etc
Silence is often interpreted as an admission of guilt.
Reese, by his own admission, lacks the necessary experience.
permission given to someone to enter a building or place, or to become a member of a school, club etc:
No admission after 10 pm.
The young men tried to enter a nightclub but were refused admission.
Women gained admission to the club only recently.
those applying for admission to university
the process of allowing people to enter a university, institution etc, or the number of people who can enter
4 [uncountable and countable]
the process of taking someone into a hospital for treatment, tests, or care:
There are 13,000 hospital admissions annually due to playground accidents.