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Access - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Access' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Access [ n.]
- A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
- The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
- Admission to sexual intercourse.
- Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]
- An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
- A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

Meaning of 'Access' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . access [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of approaching or entering
Example in sentence:
  • he gained access to the building
Meaning (2):
- a way of entering or leaving
Example in sentence:
  • he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge
3 . access [ v]
Meaning (3):
- reach or gain access to
Example in sentence:
  • How does one access the attic in this house?;
  • I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof