Translation of admit in Spanish:

admit

(-tt-)
Pronunciation: /ədˈmɪt/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (allow entry) dejar entrar, admitir [formal] eventually, we were admitted into the museum finalmente nos dejaron or nos permitieron entrar en el museo children are not admitted no se admiten niños [formal] admit one entrada individual 1.2 [patient] ingresar, internar (Southern Cone, Mexico/Cono Sur, México) she was admitted this morning la ingresaron or (in Southern Cone, Mexico also/en Cono Sur, México también) la internaron esta mañana 1.3 [light/air] permitir or dejar entrar
  • 2 2.1 (confess) [crime/mistake/failure] admitir, reconocer* she's not happy, but she won't admit it no es feliz pero no quiere reconocerlo or admitirlo to admit sth to sb confesarle* algo a algnto admit that/-ing I must admit that I hadn't thought of that tengo que admitir or reconocer que no lo había pensado he admitted having lied reconoció or admitió que había mentido 2.2 (acknowledge) [truth/validity] reconocer* 2.3admit of

Phrasal verbs

admit of

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
(permit) [formal] [interpretation/explanation] admitir it admits of one interpretation only solo admite una interpretación, solo cabe una interpretación

admit to

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
(confess) [error] admitir, reconocer*; [robbery/attack] declararse culpable de I must admit to a weakness for chocolates debo admitir or reconocer que tengo debilidad por los bombonesto admit to -ing she won't admit to loving him no quiere admitir or reconocer que lo quiere

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