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, admittancenoun

    the right to enter

  2. accessnoun

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

  3. access, approachnoun

    a way of entering or leaving

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

  4. access, access codenoun

    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 accessnoun

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

  6. accessverb

    the act of approaching or entering

    "he gained access to the building"

  7. accessverb

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

  8. access, get atverb

    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. Accessnoun

    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. Accessnoun

    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. Accessnoun

    admission to sexual intercourse

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

  4. Accessnoun

    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. Accessnoun

    an onset, attack, or fit of disease

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

  6. Accessnoun

    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

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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. The President:

    Today's report underscores the importance of the Ways and Means Committee's ongoing lawsuit to access Mr. Trump's tax returns and ensure the presidential audit program is functioning effectively, without improper influence, i remain confident that the law is on the Committee's side, and that our request meets the standard the Supreme Court set with its July 2020 rulings. Our case is very strong, and we will ultimately prevail.

  2. James Pooley:

    The investigation report should have been delivered to the U.S. and other countries as soon as it was done, i don't understand why there has been such a delay. The member states of World Intellectual Property Organization own the organization.They need to have access to all the facts, so World Intellectual Property Organization can decide what to do.

  3. Joel White:

    In other countries, we have seen single-payer shows us that putting more control of health care into the hands of politicians is bad medicine, costs and taxes will rise, or patient access will be severely diminished – turning America’s medical system into a third-world product.

  4. Terence Gragston:

    It will be a hard turn for a lot of people, for people who lack access to the internet, they can't get online to apply for their absentee ballot. And then there are older folks who are not as technologically savvy.

  5. Joaquin Castro:

    COVID-19 does not differentiate between the wealthy and poor or immigrants and citizens therefore, we must close any gaps in our health system so that everyone has the same access to care right now.

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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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    • A. arbitrary
    • B. contiguous
    • C. butch
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