admit etymology

English word admit comes from Latin admittere

Detailed word origin of admit

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
admittere Latin (lat)
amettre Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
amitten Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
admit English (eng) (intransitive) To give warrant or allowance, to grant opportunity or permission (+ of).. (transitive) To allow (one) to enter on an office or to enjoy a privilege; to recognize as qualified for a franchise.. (transitive) To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.. (transitive) To allow to enter; to grant entrance, whether into a place, or into the mind, or consideration; [...]

Words with the same origin as admit

Descendants of admittere
admission