Meaning of ADMISSIBLE in English


also ad·mis·sa·ble ədˈmisəbəl also ad-

Etymology: admissible from French, from Medieval Latin admissibilis, from Latin admissus + -ibilis -ible; admissable, alteration of admissible


a. : capable of being allowed or conceded : allowable

retelling the story, if done by a gifted writer, was felt to be admissible — N.A.McQuown

a kind of speculation that was admissible in cosmology but inadmissible in medicine — Benjamin Farrington

Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism are all admissible philosophies — C.P.Fitzgerald

the difficulty would be lessened if entries in books of account were admissible as prima-facie evidence — B.N.Cardozo

b. of a logical or mathematical value : capable of producing a meaningful expression when substituted for a variable

in the sentence “ X is tall”, John is an admissible substitute for X but two is not

2. : entitled or worthy to be admitted

handicapped persons admissible to industrial employment

foreign products admissible to the domestic market

hearsay evidence is not ordinarily admissible in court

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.