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;
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. Shipley.
Syn. -- Admittance; concession; acknowledgment; concurrence;
allowance. See Admittance.