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NOUN (4)

1. the act of admitting someone to enter;
- Example: "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic"
[syn: admission, admittance]

2. an acknowledgment of the truth of something;

3. the fee charged for admission;
[syn: entrance fee, admission, admission charge, admission fee, admission price, price of admission, entrance money]

4. the right to enter;
[syn: entree, access, accession, admission, admittance]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Admission \Ad*mis"sion\, n. [L. admissio: cf. F. admission. See Admit.] 1. The act or practice of admitting. [1913 Webster] 2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach. [1913 Webster] What numbers groan for sad admission there! --Young. [1913 Webster] 3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something ?serted; acknowledgment; concession. [1913 Webster] The too easy admission of doctrines. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) Acquiescence or concurrence in a statement made by another, and distinguishable from a confession in that an admission presupposes prior inquiry by another, but a confession may be made without such inquiry. [1913 Webster] 5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence. [1913 Webster] 6. (Eng. Eccl. Law) Declaration of the bishop that he approves of the presentee as a fit person to serve the cure of the church to which he is presented. --Shipley. [1913 Webster] Syn: Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence; allowance. See Admittance. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

admission n 1: the act of admitting someone to enter; "the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic" [syn: admission, admittance] 2: an acknowledgment of the truth of something 3: the fee charged for admission [syn: entrance fee, admission, admission charge, admission fee, admission price, price of admission, entrance money] 4: the right to enter [syn: entree, access, accession, admission, admittance]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

175 Moby Thesaurus words for "admission": Americanization, OK, acceptance, access, acculturation, acknowledging, acknowledgment, acquisition, adit, admissibility, admission fee, admittance, admitting, adoption, affidavit, affiliation, affirmation, allegation, allowance, allowing, anchorage, appointment, appreciation, assertion, asseveration, assimilation, assumption, attest, attestation, averment, avouchment, avowal, baptism, brokerage, carfare, cellarage, charge, charges, charter, citizenship by naturalization, citizenship papers, completeness, comprehension, comprehensiveness, comprisal, compurgation, conceding, concession, confession, consent, cover charge, coverage, culture shock, declaration, demand, deposition, derivation, disclosure, dispensation, divulgement, divulgence, dockage, dues, eligibility, embodiment, embracement, encompassment, enlistment, enrollment, entrance, entrance fee, entree, entry, envisagement, exaction, exactment, exhaustiveness, fare, fee, getting, hire, immission, import, importation, importing, inauguration, inclusion, inclusiveness, income, incoming, incorporation, induction, infiltration, ingoing, ingress, ingression, initiation, input, insertion, insinuation, installation, instatement, institution, instrument in proof, intake, interpenetration, introduction, introgression, intromission, intrusion, investiture, leakage, leave, legal evidence, liberty, license, license fee, membership, nationalization, naturalization, naturalized citizenship, okay, openness, ordination, owning, owning up, papers, participation, patent, penetration, percolation, permission, permission to enter, pilotage, portage, profession, receipt, receival, receiving, reception, recognition, release, revelation, rite of confession, salvage, scot, scot and lot, seepage, shot, shrift, special permission, statement, storage, sworn evidence, sworn statement, sworn testimony, taking, tariff, testimonial, testimonium, testimony, ticket, ticket of admission, tolerance, toleration, toll, towage, unbosoming, vouchsafement, waiver, way, wharfage, whole, witness, word
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

ADMISSION, in corporations or companies. The act of the corporation or company by which an individual acquires the rights of a member of such corporation or company. 2. In trading and joint stock corporations no vote of admission is requisite; for any person who owns stock therein, either by original subscription or by conveyance, is in general entitled to, and cannot be refused, the rights and privileges of a member. 3 Mass. R. 364; Doug. 524; 1 Man. & Ry. 529. 3. All that can be required of the person demanding a transfer on the books, is to prove to the corporation his right to the property. See 8 Pick. 90. 4. In a Mutual Insurance Company, it has been held, that a person may become a member by insuring his property, paying the premium and deposit- money, and rendering himself liable to be assessed according to the rules of the corporation. 2 Mass. R. 315.