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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ak-ses-uh-buh l]
    • /ækˈsɛs ə bəl/
    • /əkˈses.ə.bl̩/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-ses-uh-buh l]
    • /ækˈsɛs ə bəl/

Definitions of accessibility word

  • adjective accessibility easy to approach, reach, enter, speak with, or use. 1
  • adjective accessibility that can be used, entered, reached, etc.: an accessible road; accessible ruins. 1
  • adjective accessibility obtainable; attainable: accessible evidence. 1
  • adjective accessibility open to the influence of (usually followed by to): accessible to bribery. 1
  • noun accessibility The quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach; receptiveness. 1
  • noun accessibility place, object: easiness to reach 1

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Origin of accessibility

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
From the Late Latin word accessibilis, dating back to 1600-10. See access, -ible

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Accessibility


accessibility popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

accessibility usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accessibility

noun accessibility

  • convenience — If something is done for your convenience, it is done in a way that is useful or suitable for you.
  • openness — not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • receptiveness — having the quality of receiving, taking in, or admitting.
  • user-friendly — easy to use, operate, understand, etc.: the most user-friendly personal computer now on the market.
  • availability — the quality or condition of being available

Antonyms for accessibility

noun accessibility

  • unapproachable — not capable of being approached; remote; unreachable: an unapproachable spot; an unapproachable person.
  • unavailability — suitable or ready for use; of use or service; at hand: I used whatever tools were available.
  • inaccessibility — not accessible; unapproachable.

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