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What is the difference between Acknowledge and Admit and Confess?
What is the difference between Acknowledge and Admit and Confess? :
) Accept the truth, reality or existence of something
We acknowledge the need for social reform.
He acknowledged it to be true.
They refused to acknowledge their defeat.
) Report that one has received something
I acknowledged receipt of her letter.
) Express thanks for something
He acknowledged my help.
His services to the country were never officially acknowledged.
) Show by a smile, nod of the head, greeting, etc… that one has noticed or recognized something
I was standing right next to her. But she did not even acknowledge my presence.
) Accept somebody as something
I acknowledged him as my heir.
He was generally acknowledged to be greatest historian in the country.
) Accept or recognize something
The country acknowledged his claim to the throne.
) Allow someone / something to enter
Each ticket admits two persons to the party.
) Accept someone into a hospital as a patient or into a school as a pupil
He was admitted to hospital with minor burns.
Our school admits seventy new boys and girls every year.
) Have room for someone/ something
The theatre admist only 400 persons.
) To recognize something as true often reluctantly
He admitted his mistake.
) Leave room for something – allow the possibility of something
The plan does not admit of improvement.
Your conduct admits of no excuse.
) Say formally that one has committed a crime or something wrong
The prisoner confessed that he had murdered her.
The politican confessed that he received bribe for this project.
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