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  Definition of Access
  1. the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"
  2. a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
  3. (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
  4. the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
  5. the right to enter
  6. 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"
  7. obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
Similar Words: approach, memory access, entree, accession, admittance, get at

 

Hyponyms: back door, entrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entree, disk access, door, address, log in, log on, log-in

 

Derivational Morphology: get at, admit, let in, include, accession, rise to power, memory access

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: toegang   Finnish: pääsy  
French: accès   German: Zugang  
Hebrew: גישה   Italian: accesso  
Latvian: piekļuve   Maltese: aċċess  
Polish: dostęp   Portuguese: acesso  
Swedish: ingång  
 
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