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To admit that something is true

admit

verb

to agree that something is true, especially when you are unhappy, sorry, or surprised about it

grant

verb

to admit that something is true

concede

verb

to admit that something is true

acknowledge

verb

to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real

let on

to admit something

profess

verb

to admit publicly that you have a particular feeling or belief

allow

verb

to admit or accept that something is true

own

verb

to admit that something is true

confess

verb

to admit something about yourself that you would not normally tell people because you are embarrassed about it or they could be disappointed by it

come clean

to tell the truth about something that you have kept secret

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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