Synonyms for admittance

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Your efforts will not prevail; for our gates shall for ever deny you admittance.

This led me to request a sight of that villa—a crown to the housekeeper got me admittance.

I let her in upon her tapping, and asking (half out of breath too) for admittance.

Ought you not to have exacted my admittance to the Comedie as a reparation for the insult?

They inspected the number of it and the hour of my admittance to the Royal Level.

Ought he to go up to Hermione's door, to knock, to speak, to insist on admittance?

Arrangements will be made for your admittance to the proving ground.

The door was fastened inside, and she had to knock for admittance.

One of her women had followed; but admittance was denied her.

On Sundays admittance is obtained only by an order from a Fellow.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, "the action of admitting," formed in English from admit + -ance (if from Latin, it would have been *admittence; French uses accès in this sense). Used formerly in senses where admission now prevails. Admissure was used in this sense from mid-15c.

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