What does access mean?

Definitions for access
ˈæk sɛsac·cess

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word access.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entree, access, accession, admission, admittance(noun)

    the right to enter

  2. access(noun)

    the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

  3. access, approach(noun)

    a way of entering or leaving

    "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"

  4. access, access code(noun)

    a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.)

  5. access, memory access(noun)

    (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information

  6. access(verb)

    the act of approaching or entering

    "he gained access to the building"

  7. access(verb)

    obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

  8. access, get at(verb)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Access(noun)

    a coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

  2. Access(noun)

    the means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

  3. Access(noun)

    admission to sexual intercourse

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

  4. Access(noun)

    increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

  5. Access(noun)

    an onset, attack, or fit of disease

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

  6. Access(noun)

    a paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury

    Etymology: [F. accs, L. accessus, fr. accedere. See Accede.]

Freebase

  1. Access

    Access is a fictional character owned by both DC Comics and Marvel Comics. He made his first appearance in DC vs. Marvel #1, a special crossover between the two companies. He was created as both a way to explain the events of the story as well as a means to enable future intercompany crossovers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Access

    ak′ses, or ak-ses′, n. liberty to come to, approach: increase.—n. Accessibil′ity.—adj. Access′ible, that may be approached.—adv. Access′ibly. [See Accede.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. access

    Means of entry on board.

Editors Contribution

  1. access

    Right to attend.

    Access to computer systems is just for the necessary or authorized systems.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 29, 2020  
  2. access

    The right to use.

    They did access their computer easily with their username and password.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'access' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #999

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'access' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1398

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'access' in Nouns Frequency: #449

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'access' in Verbs Frequency: #865

How to pronounce access?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of access in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of access in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of access in a Sentence

  1. Premier Rachel Notley:

    It will help us access new markets for our energy products, and diversify our economy with renewable energy and energy efficiency technology, alberta is showing leadership on one of the world's biggest problems.

  2. Jeff Miller:

    We are sensitive to the financial hardship families incur and challenges presented due to the cost of school breakfast and lunches, our staff, in coordination with Family Support Specialists, will continue to work with families to ensure they have access to all available resources to assist with purchasing school meals.

  3. Heather Nauert:

    We have credible information that indicates that Russian officials are working with the Syrian regime to deny and to delay these inspectors from gaining access to Douma, russian officials have worked with the Syrian regime, we believe, to sanitize the location of those suspected attacks and remove incriminating evidence of chemical weapons used.

  4. Joaquin Cigarroa:

    They more often live in low socioeconomic segments of our community that often have less access to health care resources and less access to stores with good nutrition, in addition, these segments of our community are often not ideally configured for promoting physical activity with parks, sidewalks, bike lanes, etc.

  5. Kanayo Nwanze:

    With more than 70 percent of rural people in these countries engaged in agriculture, our first concern is to ensure they can grow food and earn incomes again so they can rebuild their communities, but it is equally important to ensure that they have access to the right tools and resources to build their resilience so they are less vulnerable to future shocks.

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Translations for access

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  • دَخَلَ, وصولArabic
  • подход, достъп, пристъпBulgarian
  • přístupCzech
  • adgangDanish
  • Eingang, Gefühlsausbruch, Zugriff, Zugang, Anfall, Zutritt, Ausbruch, Umgangsrecht, Zugang habenGerman
  • προσπέλαση, πρόσβαση, παροξυσμός, ξέσπασμα, ελευθεροκοινωνία, έκρηξηGreek
  • aliroEsperanto
  • acceso, accederSpanish
  • pääsEstonian
  • دسترسیPersian
  • pääsy, tapaamisoikeus, lähestyminen, haku, yhteys, kohtaus, päästäFinnish
  • entrée, accès, approche, accéder, avoir accèsFrench
  • גישהHebrew
  • पहुंचHindi
  • bejárás, láthatás, hozzáférés, hozzáférHungarian
  • մատչելArmenian
  • accessoItalian
  • アクセスJapanese
  • 접속하다Korean
  • piekļuve, lēkmeLatvian
  • aċċessMaltese
  • tilgang, adgangNorwegian
  • aanval, toevoeging, toegang, toegangsrecht, passage, instemming, uitval, benadering, aanwinst, bezoekrecht, toeval, toegangsweg, toelating, verkrijgen, bereikenDutch
  • tilgang, åtgangNorwegian Nynorsk
  • aksess, anfall, besøksrett, tilgang, utbrudd, få, aksessere, adgangNorwegian
  • dostępPolish
  • acesso, acessarPortuguese
  • apropiere, accesRomanian
  • доступRussian
  • pristup, приступSerbo-Croatian
  • passage, tillgänglighet, tillgång, anfall, ingång, tillträde, umgängesrätt, väg, åtkomst, utbrott, ta fram, ha åtkomst, göra åtkomligSwedish
  • యాక్సెస్Telugu
  • ทางเข้าThai
  • erişimTurkish
  • رسائیUrdu
  • 访问Chinese

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