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English verb: allow in

1. allow in (social) allow to enter; grant entry to

SamplesWe cannot admit non-members into our club building.
This pipe admits air.

Synonymsadmit, intromit, let in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP

Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit

Narrower (hyponym)readmit, repatriate

Verb groupadmit

Antonymsturn down, turn away, refuse, reject

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