Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Ad*mis"sion (#), n. [L. admissio: cf. F. admission. See Admit.]
1. The act or practice of admitting.
2. Power or permission to enter; admittance; entrance; access; power to approach.
What numbers groan for sad admission there!
3. The granting of an argument or position not fully proved; the act of acknowledging something serted; acknowledgment; concession.
The too easy admission of doctrines.
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.
5. A fact, point, or statement admitted; as, admission made out of court are received in evidence.
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.
Syn. -- Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence; allowance. See Admittance.