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ALL meanings of access

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  • uncountable noun access If you have access to a building or other place, you are able or allowed to go into it. 3
  • uncountable noun access If you have access to something such as information or equipment, you have the opportunity or right to see it or use it. 3
  • uncountable noun access If you have access to a person, you have the opportunity or right to see them or meet them. 3
  • verb access If you access something, especially information held on a computer, you succeed in finding or obtaining it. 3
  • noun access the act of approaching or entering 3
  • noun access the condition of allowing entry, esp (of a building or room) allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc 3
  • noun access the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something 3
  • noun access a way or means of approach or entry 3
  • noun access the opportunity or right to see or approach someone 3
  • noun access designating programmes made by the general public as distinguished from those made by professional broadcasters 3
  • noun access a sudden outburst or attack, as of rage or disease 3
  • verb access to gain access to; make accessible or available 3
  • verb access to obtain or retrieve (information) from a storage device 3
  • verb access to place (information) in a storage device 3
  • noun access the act of coming toward or near to; approach 3
  • noun access a way or means of approaching, getting, using, etc. 3
  • noun access the right to enter, approach, or use; admittance 3
  • noun access increase or growth 3
  • noun access an outburst; paroxysm 3
  • verb transitive access to gain or have access to; esp., to retrieve data from, or add data to, a database 3
  • noun access permission to enter 1
  • noun access entrance 1
  • noun access ability to be approached 1
  • noun access computers: permission 1
  • transitive verb access gain access to: information 1
  • transitive verb access reach, get into: a place 1
  • noun Technical meaning of access 1.   (language)   An English-like query language used in the Pick operating system. 2.   (database, product)   Microsoft Access. 1
  • noun access Approach or enter (a place). 1
  • noun access the ability, right, or permission to approach, enter, speak with, or use; admittance: They have access to the files. 1
  • noun access the state or quality of being approachable: The house was difficult of access. 1
  • noun access a way or means of approach: The only access to the house was a rough dirt road. 1
  • noun access Theology. approach to God through Jesus Christ. 1
  • noun access an attack or onset, as of a disease. 1
  • noun access a sudden and strong emotional outburst. 1
  • abbreviation ACCESS accession. 1
  • noun access public-access television. 1
  • verb with object access to make contact with or gain access to; be able to reach, approach, enter, etc.: Bank customers can access their checking accounts instantly through the new electronic system. 1
  • verb with object access Computers. to locate (data) for transfer from one part of a computer system to another, generally between an external storage device and main storage. 1
  • adjective access Television. (of programming, time, etc.) available to the public: Six channels now offer access services. 1
  • noun access (Countable Noun) An onset, attack, or fit of disease; an ague fit. 0
  • noun access (Countable Noun) An outburst of an emotion; a paroxysm; a fit of passion; as, an access of fury. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) (law) The right of a non-custodial parent to visit their child. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) (computing) The process of locating data in memory. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) (Internet) Connection to or communication with a computer program or to the Internet. 0
  • verb access (Transitive Verb) To gain or obtain access to. 0
  • verb access (Transitive Verb) (computing) To have access to (data). 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) A way or means of approaching or entering; an entrance; a passage. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) The act of approaching or entering; an advance. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) The right or ability of approaching or entering; admittance; admission; accessibility. 0
  • noun access (Uncountable Noun) The quality of being easy to approach or enter. 0
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