administer → adopt administer (manage the affair of a company, an institution or a country): He is able to administer the whole project.
admire (respect and approve of someone): I admire you for doing such a difficult job.
admire (look at with pleasure): We stopped at the top of the hill to admire the view.
admit (agree that something is true or is the case): I am willing to admit that I’m wrong.
admit (allow to enter): Security guard refused to admit him or his wife to the embassy.
admonish formal (tell someone firmly that you do not approve of their actions): Admonish your friends in private, but praise them in public.
admonish (urge or advise someone): She in fact admonished him to walk more drive less.
adopt (accept someone else’s child as your own): They also decided to adopt a baby girl.