Definitions of access

  1. reach or gain access to; "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Admission to sexual intercourse. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.] Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An onset, attack, or fit of disease. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Admittance or approach to a person or place; means of approach or admission; as, the access to a building; addition or increase, as of land. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Accessibility. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Liberty to come to, approach: increase. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Approach; increase. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. The act or opportunity of approaching; admission; approach; increase; attack, as of disease. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Admission to a place or person; approach, or the means of approach; increase; addition; the return of a fit or paroxysin of disease. See Acceds. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. Admission to; approach, or means of approach. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for access

  1. He knew also that the city was in a state of revolution and that many suspicious persons were likely to gain access to public buildings on false pretences. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. But we've decided not to let you have access to legal advice for the first few days. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts