ad|mis|si|ble


ad|mis|si|ble
ad|mis|si|ble «ad MIHS uh buhl», adjective.
1. capable or worthy of being admitted: »

Only adults are admissible to this club.

2. a) permitted by a person in authority or by the rules; allowable: »

Is it admissible to swim here?

SYNONYM(S): permissible. b) that can be considered; reasonable: »

an admissible suggestion.

SYNONYM(S): conceivable. c) Law. that can be considered as evidence or proof.
ad|mis´si|ble|ness, noun.
ad|mis´si|bly, adverb.
Usage See admittable for usage note. (Cf.admittable)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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