access  

  • Pronunciation of access: AE1 K S EH0 S ('æksɛs)

  • Number of syllables of access: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of access

  • Definition of access

    • (n): the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"  
    • (n): a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"  
    • (n): (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information  
    • (n): the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)  
    • (n): the right to enter  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer  
  • Examples of access

    • Nowadays, the Internet allows you to access to any information that you want.  
    • They denied anyone access to military secrets.  
    • The access to the island is restricted.  
    • The access is restricted by the owner.  
    • Access to the Dowth site is unrestricted.  
    • Did he have access to the palimpsest  
    • This is the thesis of privileged access.  
    • Changelings have the innate ability to enter, access and explore the hedge.  
    • The basic problem was the lack of internet access back in the eighties.  
    • Who blocked the access to the site  

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