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ADMISSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does admission mean? 

ADMISSION (noun)
  The noun ADMISSION has 3 senses:

1. the act of admitting someone to enter
2. an acknowledgment of the truth of something
3. the fee charged for admission

  Familiarity information: ADMISSION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADMISSION (noun)


Sense 1admission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of admitting someone to enter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

admission; admittance

Context example:

the surgery was performed on his second admission to the clinic

Hypernyms ("admission" is a kind of...):

entering; entrance; entry; incoming; ingress (the act of entering)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "admission"):

readmission (the act of admitting someone again)

matric; matriculation (admission to a group (especially a college or university))


Sense 2admission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An acknowledgment of the truth of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("admission" is a kind of...):

acknowledgement; acknowledgment (a statement acknowledging something or someone)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "admission"):

confession (an admission of misdeeds or faults)


Sense 3admission [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The fee charged for admission

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

entrance money; entrance fee; admission price; admission fee; admission charge; price of admission; admission

Hypernyms ("admission" is a kind of...):

fee (a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services)


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