4. help, aid, succor, assist; relieve, alleviate, comfort, assuage, console; support, abet, lend a hand, contribute; bestead, avail, serve, subserve; attend, wait on, care for.
administration, n. 1. management, direction, control, regulation, conduct; superintendence, supervision, oversight, charge, command; jurisdiction, dominion, regime, rule, reign, government; directorship, leadership, headship, presidency, magistracy.
2. dispensation, dispensing, distribution, disbursement; furnishing, accommodation, supplying, bestowal; tendering, proffering, offering; application, ministration; (of an estate) settlement, disposal, arrangement, adjustment.
3. council, ministry, cabinet, department, chamber; parliament, congress, diet, duma, soviet, senate.
administrative, adj. managerial, directorial, supervisory, conductorial, regulatory; executive, executory, authoritative, official, directive, legislative; jurisdictional, governmental, gubernatorial, magisterial,
administrator, n. manager, director, executive, head, leader; supervisor, superintendent, overseer, foreman, boss; commander, commandant, president, intendant, chief, governor, ruler; organizer, controller, comptroller, factor, agent; guardian, custodian, trustee, Law. curator; steward, proctor, regent, dean; officer, official, speaker, chairman,
admirable, adj. 1. estimable, valuable, valued, esteemed, worthy, deserving; respected, respectable, competent, creditable, reputable; honorable, honored, noble, venerable, revered; meritorious, laudable, praiseworthy, commendable; desirable, enviable, likable.
2. excellent, superior, superb, masterly, masterful, capable; perfect, supreme, transcendent, of the highest order; first-rate, first-class, of the first water, choice, prime; great, fine, wonderful, marvelous, glorious; rare, extraordinary, unusual, unique,
admiration, n. 1. esteem, regard, high regard, high opinion, respect; approval, approbation, appreciation; honor, praise, veneration, reverence, awe, adoration; affection, fondness, liking, love.
2. delight, object of delight, wonder, pride and joy; sensation, marvel, rarity, phenomenon, miracle,
admire, v. 1. esteem, respect, revere, venerate, look up to, think the world of, think highly of, approve; honor, extol, laud, praise, applaud.
2. appreciate, enjoy, delight in; love, be taken with, be enamored of, be smitten with, SI. carry a torch for, adore, idolize, prize.
3. wonder at, marvel at, be amazed, be surprised,
admirer, n. 1. enthusiast, fan, devotee, aficionado; reverencer, venerator, idolator; supporter, partisan, adherent, follower, votary, disciple.
2. suitor, beau, Inf. steady, sweetheart, truelove, wooer, lover; gallant, cavalier,
admissible, adj. 1. allowable, permissible, legitimate, legal, lawful, licit; just, equitable, fair, reasonable, justifiable.
2. admittable, confessable, concessible, acknowl-edgeable, grantable, yieldable, giveable.
admission, n. 1. entrance, access, entree, entry, admittance; reception, welcome, greeting, introduction, acknowledgement, recognition; acceptance, inclusion, embracement, incorporation.
2. price of entry, fee, cost, charge, bill, receipts, tariff; cover charge, minimum; ticket, pass, credentials.
3. appointment, nomination, designation, assignment, commissioning; induction, installation, initiation, inauguration, investiture.
4. acknowledgement, confession, SI. fessing up, Inf. owning up; profession, declaration, expression, utterance; disclosure, revelation, exposure, making known,