1 (of an idea or plan) worth accepting or considering.
2 Law allowable as evidence.
3 (foll. by to) capable of being admitted.
admissibility n.
Etymology: F admissible or med.L admissibilis (as ADMIT)

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  • admissible — [ admisibl ] adj. • 1453; lat. médiév. admissibilis 1 ♦ Vieilli Que l esprit peut admettre, qui est recevable. Hypothèse admissible. ♢ Mod. (surtout négatif) Tolérable, supportable. Sa conduite n est pas admissible. 2 ♦ Qui peut être admis (à un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • admissible — ad·mis·si·ble /əd mi sə bəl, ad / adj: capable of being allowed or permitted the difficulty would be lessened if entries in books of account were admissible as prima facie evidence B. N. Cardozo ad·mis·si·bil·i·ty / ˌmi sə bi lə tē/ n Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • admissible — ad‧mis‧si‧ble [ədˈmɪsbl] adjective LAW able to be used as evidence in a court of law: • Secretly recorded phone conversations are not admissible as evidence. * * * admissible UK US /ədˈmɪsəbl/ adjective LAW ► allowed or able to be considered in …   Financial and business terms

  • Admissible — Ad*mis si*ble, a. [F. admissible, LL. admissibilis. See {Admit}.] Entitled to be admitted, or worthy of being admitted; that may be allowed or conceded; allowable; as, the supposition is hardly admissible. {Ad*mis si*ble*ness}, n. {Ad*mis si*bly} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admissible — (adj.) 1610s, from M.Fr. admissible, from pp. stem of L. admittere (see ADMIT (Cf. admit)). Legal sense is recorded from 1849 …   Etymology dictionary

  • admissible — [ad mis′ə bəl, ədmis′ə bəl] adj. [Fr < ML admissibilis < L admissus, pp. of admittere, ADMIT] 1. that can be properly accepted or allowed [admissible evidence] 2. that ought to be admitted admissibility [ad mis΄əbil′ə tē, əd mis΄əbil′ə tē]… …   English World dictionary

  • admissible — ADMISSIBLE. adj. des 2 genres. Valable, recevable, qui peut être admis. Ses moyens de Requête civile ont été jugés admissibles. Ses moyens de faux ont été déclarés pertinens et admissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • admissible — [adj] able or deserving of consideration; allowable acceptable, allowed, applicable, appropriate, concedable, fair, fitting, just, justifiable, lawful, legal, legitimate, licit, likely, logical, not impossible, not unlikely, okay, passable,… …   New thesaurus

  • admissible — Admissible. adj. de tout genre. Terme de Pratique. Valable, recevable, digne d estre admis. Ses moyens, sa requeste civile ont esté jugez admissibles …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • admissible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) acceptable or valid. 2) having the right to be admitted to a place. DERIVATIVES admissibility noun …   English terms dictionary

  • admissible — (a dmi ssi bl ) adj. Qui peut être admis. Homme admissible dans la corporation. Proposition, excuse admissible. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    ADMISSIBLE. Ajoutez : HIST. XVIe s. •   Disant qu il ne sçait lire ni escripre, au mains [moins]… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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