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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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