- UK [ədˈmɪtɪdlɪ] / US [ədˈmɪtədlɪ]
used for saying that you admit something is true, especially when this makes your main idea weaker
I'm sure it was her although, admittedly, she was wearing a different coat.
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Admittedly — Ad*mit ted*ly adv. Confessedly. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
admittedly — adverb acceptedly, allowedly, assuredly, authentically, authoritatively, avowedly, certainly, concededly, confessedly, doubtlessly, genuinely, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indisputably, indubitably, irrefragably, irrefutably, surely, truly,… … Law dictionary
admittedly — (adv.) 1780, from pp. of ADMIT (Cf. admit) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
admittedly — [ad mit′id lē, ədmit′id lē] adv. 1. by admission or acknowledgment; confessedly 2. by general agreement, or consensus … English World dictionary
admittedly — [[t]ædmɪ̱tɪdli[/t]] ADV: ADV with cl/group You use admittedly when you are saying something which weakens the importance or force of your statement. It s only a theory, admittedly, but the pieces fit together... Sometimes, avoidance of one… … English dictionary
admittedly — adverb Date: 1804 1. as has been or must be admitted < an admittedly inadequate treatment > 2. it must be admitted < admittedly, we took a chance > … New Collegiate Dictionary
admittedly — ad|mit|ted|ly [ədˈmıtıdli] adv [sentence adverb] used when you are admitting that something is true ▪ The technique is painful, admittedly, but it benefits the patient greatly. ▪ This has led to financial losses, though admittedly on a fairly… … Dictionary of contemporary English
admittedly — adverb (sentence adverb) used when you are admitting that something is true: The technique is painful, admittedly, but it benefits the patient greatly. | This has led to financial losses, though admittedly on a fairly small scale … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
admittedly — /ad mit id lee/, adv. by acknowledgment; by one s own admission; confessedly: He was admittedly the one who had lost the documents. [1795 1805; ADMITTED + LY] * * * … Universalium
admittedly — adverb As is acknowledged to be true; by general admission; confessedly. Admittedly, vandalism is a bit of problem. See Also: admit, admissibly … Wiktionary
admittedly — adv. Admittedly is used with these adjectives: ↑imperfect, ↑limited … Collocations dictionary