What does access mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term 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

  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

  3. Access(noun)

    admission to sexual intercourse

  4. Access(noun)

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

  5. Access(noun)

    an onset, attack, or fit of disease

  6. Access(noun)

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

  7. Origin: [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 enter.

    Access to computer systems is inly for vital systems.

Suggested Resources

  1. access

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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

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



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