declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
admit into a group or community; "accept students for graduate study"; "We'll have to vote on whether or not to admit a new member"
allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"
allow to enter; grant entry to; "We cannot admit non-members into our club building"; "This pipe admits air"
serve as a means of entrance; "This ticket will admit one adult to the show"
have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
give access or entrance to; "The French doors admit onto the yard"
admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
use language; "the baby talks already"; "the prisoner won't speak"; "they speak a strange dialect"
the act of giving a talk to an audience; "I attended an interesting talk on local history"
an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here"
discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of'); "his poetry contains much talk about love and anger"
idle gossip or rumor; "there has bee
discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"
give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"
express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"
a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)