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Search phrase: admit

Plays

 25 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC III.xiii.40That kneeled unto the buds. Admit him, sir.That kneel'd vnto the Buds. Admit him sir.
CoriolanusCor II.iii.143The people do admit you, and are summonedThe People doe admit you, and are summon'd
HamletHam II.ii.144Admit no messengers, receive no tokens.Admit no Messengers, receiue no Tokens:
HamletHam III.i.108should admit no discourse to your beauty.should admit no discourse to your Beautie.
Henry IV Part 22H4 IV.i.157Well, by my will we shall admit no parley.Well, by my will, wee shall admit no Parley.
Henry IV Part 22H4 V.ii.24Is all too heavy to admit much talk.Is all too heauy, to admit much talke.
Henry VH5 I.chorus.32Admit me Chorus to this history,Admit me Chorus to this Historie;
Henry VH5 I.i.68And therefore we must needs admit the meansAnd therefore we must needes admit the meanes,
Henry VH5 II.ii.156Although I did admit it as a motiveAlthough I did admit it as a motiue,
Henry VH5 III.iii.2This is the latest parle we will admit:This is the latest Parle we will admit:
Henry VH5 V.chorus.3I humbly pray them to admit th' excuseI humbly pray them to admit th'excuse
Henry VIIIH8 IV.ii.107Admit him entrance, Griffith; but this fellowAdmit him entrance Griffith. But this Fellow
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.24Ought not admit a governor to ruleOught not admit a gouernor to rule,
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.54Admit him, lords, that we may hear the news.Admit him Lords, that we may heare the newes.
King JohnKJ II.i.200Whose title they admit, Arthur's or John's.Whose title they admit, Arthurs or Iohns.
King JohnKJ II.i.361Whose party do the townsmen yet admit?Whose party do the Townesmen yet admit?
Measure for MeasureMM I.i.62My haste may not admit it;My haste may not admit it,
Measure for MeasureMM II.iv.88Admit no other way to save his life – Admit no other way to saue his life
Much Ado About NothingMA V.ii.58politic a state of evil that they will not admit any goodpolitique a state of euill, that they will not admit any good
Richard IIIR3 IV.iv.38If sorrow can admit society,If sorrow can admit Society.
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.15To admit no traffic to our adverse towns.To admit no trafficke to our aduerse townes:
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.146To know your answer whether you'll admit him.To know your answer, whether you'l admit him.
The TempestTem II.i.152Would I admit, no name of magistrate.Would I admit: No name of Magistrate:
Twelfth NightTN I.ii.46Because she will admit no kind of suit,Because she will admit no kinde of suite,
Twelfth NightTN I.iv.20As it is spoke, she never will admit me.As it is spoke, she neuer will admit me.

Poems

 1 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
SonnetsSonn.116.2 Admit impediments. Love is not love Admit impediments, loue is not loue

Glossary

 23 result(s).
acknow onadmit to, confess, acknowledge
admitpermit, allow, grant
admitinclude, take into account
admitconsent to keep company with, have to do with
admitbe compatible with, be capable of
admittanceentry into society, social presence, admissibility
admittancefashion, acceptance, vogue
admittancepermission to enter
allowacknowledge, grant, admit
commenceadmit to a university degree; give a good start to, make fit
confessacknowledge, recognize, admit
denyrefuse admittance to, keep out
disallowreject, deny, refuse to admit
enterrecommend [to], introduce [to], admit into society
entertainreceive, admit, let in
entertainadmit into consideration, grant as a possibility
forsweardeny, repudiate, refuse to admit
grantedacknowledged, admitted, recognized
interessadmit, give a share, lay claim
premise(plural) evidence, circumstances admitted in court
receivetake in, admit, recruit
subscribemake acknowledgement of, admit to
subscribemake acknowledgement of, admit to

Thesaurus

 22 result(s).
admitinteress
admitconfess
admitreceive
admitentertain
admitallow
admit into considerationentertain
admit into societyenter
admit tosubscribe
admit tosubscribe
admit toacknow on
admit to a university degreecommence
admit, refuse toforswear
admit, refuse todisallow
admittance, refusedeny
admittedgranted
circumstances admitted in courtpremise
consideration, admit intoentertain
court, circumstances admitted inpremise
refuse admittancedeny
refuse to admitforswear
refuse to admitdisallow
society, admit intoenter

Themes and Topics

 2 result(s).
Discourse markers... gloss nay, more ce i.i.16 to admit no traffic to our adverse towns. / nay,...
Frequently Encountered Words (FEW)...rswear them3 deny, repudiate, refuse to admit 1h4 v.ii.38 [worcester to hotspur, of ki...
...fleur] this is the latest parle we will admit 1h6 iii.iii.35 [pucelle to all, of burgu...

Words Families

 4 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ADMITBASICadmission n, admit v, admittance n
ADMITSTATEself-admission n
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