What does the word admission mean?

Usage examples for admission

  1. Something, he could hardly tell what, prompted him to knock for admission, which being granted, he entered, finding her unusually pale, with the trace of tears still upon her cheek. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  2. She had doubtless found him worthy of admission into it, though she did not reveal the reason why. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  3. He thought that it was a very difficult admission for the girl to make, and that she had made it suggested that Hawtrey might become involved in more serious difficulties. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss