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ac·cess

 (ăk′sĕs)
n.
1. A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of: a store with easy access.
2. The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of: has access to the restricted area; has access to classified material.
3. Public access.
4. An increase by addition.
5. An outburst or onset: an access of rage.
tr.v. ac·cessed, ac·cess·ing, ac·cess·es
To obtain access to, especially by computer: used a browser to access a website; accessed her bank account online.

[Middle English acces, a coming to, from Old French, from Latin accessus, past participle of accēdere, to arrive : ad-, ad- + cēdere, to come; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

access

(ˈæksɛs)
n
1. the act of approaching or entering
2. the condition of allowing entry, esp (of a building or room) allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc
3. the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something
4. a way or means of approach or entry
5. the opportunity or right to see or approach someone: she fights for divorce and free access to her children.
6. (Broadcasting) (modifier) designating programmes made by the general public as distinguished from those made by professional broadcasters: access television.
7. a sudden outburst or attack, as of rage or disease
vb
8. to gain access to; make accessible or available
9. (Computer Science) (tr) computing
a. to obtain or retrieve (information) from a storage device
b. to place (information) in a storage device. See also direct access, sequential access
[C14: from Old French or from Latin accessus an approach, from accēdere to accede]

ac•cess

(ˈæk sɛs)

n.
1. the ability or right to enter or use: They have access to the files.
2. the right or opportunity to approach or speak with.
3. the state or quality of being approachable: The house was difficult of access.
4. a way or means of approach.
5. an attack or onset, as of a disease.
6. a sudden and strong emotional outburst.
7. accession; increase.
v.t.
9. to make contact with or gain access to.
10. to locate (data) for transfer from one part of a computer system to another.
adj.
11. (of television programming, time, etc.) available to the public.
[1275–1325; Middle English (< Old French acces) < Latin accessus an approach =acced-, variant s. of accēdere to accede + -tus suffix of v. action]

access


Past participle:
Gerund: accessed

Imperative
access
access
Present
I access
you access
he/she/it accessing
we access
you access
they access
Preterite
I
you
he/she/it
we
you
they
Present Continuous
I am accessed
you are accessed
he/she/it is accessed
we are accessed
you are accessed
they are accessed
Present Perfect
I have
you have
he/she/it has
we have
you have
they have
Past Continuous
I was accessed
you were accessed
he/she/it was accessed
we were accessed
you were accessed
they were accessed
Past Perfect
I had
you had
he/she/it had
we had
you had
they had
Future
I will access
you will access
he/she/it will access
we will access
you will access
they will access
Future Perfect
I will have
you will have
he/she/it will have
we will have
you will have
they will have
Future Continuous
I will be accessed
you will be accessed
he/she/it will be accessed
we will be accessed
you will be accessed
they will be accessed
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been accessed
you have been accessed
he/she/it has been accessed
we have been accessed
you have been accessed
they have been accessed
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been accessed
you will have been accessed
he/she/it will have been accessed
we will have been accessed
you will have been accessed
they will have been accessed
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been accessed
you had been accessed
he/she/it had been accessed
we had been accessed
you had been accessed
they had been accessed
Conditional
I would access
you would access
he/she/it would access
we would access
you would access
they would access
Past Conditional
I would have
you would have
he/she/it would have
we would have
you would have
they would have
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.access - the right to enteraccess - the right to enter      
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
door - anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success"
2.access - the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)access - the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
3.access - a way of entering or leavingaccess - a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
entrance, entranceway, entryway, entree, entry - something that provides access (to get in or get out); "they waited at the entrance to the garden"; "beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral"
way - any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out"
4.access - a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.)
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
backdoor, back door - an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains
5.access - (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored informationaccess - (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
disk access - memory access to the computer disk on which information is stored
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
6.access - the act of approaching or enteringaccess - the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"
coming, approach, approaching - the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
back door, backdoor - a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position); "he got his job through the back door"
Verb1.access - obtain or retrieve from a storage deviceaccess - obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
recover, regain, retrieve, find - get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
address - access or locate by address
log in, log on, log-in - enter a computer; "Have you logged in lately?"
2.access - reach or gain access toaccess - 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"
arrive at, reach, attain, gain, hit, make - reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

access

noun
1. admission, entry, passage, entrée, admittance, ingress The facilities have been adapted to give access to wheelchair users.
2. entrance, road, door, approach, entry, path, gate, opening, way in, passage, avenue, doorway, gateway, portal, passageway a courtyard with a side access to the rear gardens
verb
1. acquire, get, gather, obtain, net, retrieve, attain, procure You've illegally accessed confidential security files.

access

noun
1. The right to enter or make use of:
2. A sudden violent expression, as of emotion:
3. A sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease:
Informal: spell.
Translations
دُخُول، مَنْفَذ، وَسِيلَةُ وُصُولوَسِيلَة أو حَق دُخُولوُصُوليَتَوَصَّلُ إِلى
достъп
přístupzískat
adgangskaffe sig adgang til
pääs
pääsypäästä sisään
pristuppristupiti
aîgangsheimildaîgangur
アクセスする接近
접근접속하다
būdas įeitibūdas naudotisbūdas pasiektibūdas patektikreipties kodas
pieeja, piekļūšanapieejamība
dostopdostopitipriti do
ingångkomma åtpassagetillträdeväg
เข้าถึงทางเข้า
girişkullanma hakkıerişmek
được phép vàotiếp cận

access

[ˈækses]
A. N
1. (= entry etc) → acceso m
a road was built to improve access to the propertyse construyó una carretera para facilitar el acceso a la propiedad
of easy accessde fácil acceso
to gain access (to) (lit) → lograr entrar (en)
to gain access to sbconseguir libre acceso a algn
to give access to a roomcomunicar con or dar acceso a una habitación
this gives access to the gardenpor aquí se sale al jardín
to have access to sbtener libre acceso a algn
the house has access onto the parkla casa tiene salida al parque
he had access to the family paperstuvo acceso a los papeles de la familia, se le facilitaron los papeles de la familia
to obtain legal access to a propertyconseguir una autorización legal para entrar en una propiedad
2. (Jur) (in divorce) → derecho m de visita
3. (Comput) → acceso m
4. (= sudden outburst) → acceso m, arrebato m
he had a sudden access of generositytuvo un repentino acceso or arrebato de generosidad
in an access of rageen un arrebato or acceso de cólera
B. VT (Comput) [+ file] → conseguir acceso a
C. CPD access code Ncódigo m de acceso
access course N (Brit) → curso m de acceso
access road Nvía f de acceso
access time N (Comput) → tiempo m de acceso

access

[ˈæksɛs]
n
(gen)accès m
to have access to sth [+ library, phone] → avoir accès à qch; [+ information] → avoir accès à qch
He has access to confidential information → Il a accès à des renseignements confidentiels.
to have access to sb [+ person, lawyer] → avoir ses entrées chez qn
to give sb access to sth [+ data, records, facilities, cash] → permettre à qn d'accéder à qch
to gain access (to building)pouvoir entrer
The burglars gained access through a window → Les cambrioleurs ont pu entrer par une fenêtre.
to give access to sth [+ place, room] → donner accès à qch
The door gives access to a living room → Cette porte donne accès à la salle à manger.
[parent] (to visit a child)droit m de visite
to have access [parent] → avoir le droit de visite
Her ex-husband has access to the children → Son ex-mari a le droit de visite.
vt [+ information, files] → accéder àaccess code ncode m d'accèsaccess course (British) n cours de mise à niveau qui permet à une personne n'ayant pas le diplôme requis d'entrer à l'université

access

n
Zugang m(to zu); (esp to room, private grounds etc) → Zutritt m(to zu); to be easy of accessleicht zugänglich sein; to give somebody accessjdm Zugang gewähren (to sb/sth zu jdm/etw), jdm Zutritt gewähren (to sth zu etw); to refuse somebody accessjdm den Zugang verwehren (to sb/sth zu jdm/etw), jdm den Zutritt verwehren (to sth zu etw); this door gives access to the gardendiese Tür führt in den Garten; this location offers easy access to shops and transport facilitiesvon hier sind Läden und Verkehrsmittel leicht zu erreichen; to have access to somebody/somethingZugang zu jdm/etw haben; to gain access to somebody/somethingsich (dat)Zugang zu jdm/etw verschaffen; the thieves gained access through the windowdie Diebe gelangten durch das Fenster hinein; “access only”„nur für Anlieger“, „Anlieger frei“; right of access to one’s childrenBesuchsrecht für seine Kinder
(Comput) → Zugriff m; (= access authorization)Zugangs- or Zugriffsberechtigung f
(liter: = attack, fit) → Anfall m
vt (Comput) file, datazugreifen auf (+acc)

access

:
access path
n (Comput) → Zugriffspfad m
access permission
n (Comput) → Zugriffsberechtigung f
access right
n (Comput) → Zugriffsrecht m
access road
nZufahrt(sstraße) f
access time
nZugriffszeit f
access traffic
nAnliegerverkehr m
access violation
n (Comput) → Zugriffsverletzung f

access

[ˈæksɛs]
1. naccesso
to have/gain access to sb/sth → avere/ottenere libero accesso presso qn/a qc
the burglars gained access through a window → i ladri sono penetrati da or attraverso una finestra
we don't have access to a good sports complex → non abbiamo l'opportunità di frequentare un buon centro sportivo
2. vt (Comput) → accedere a

access

(ˈӕkses) noun
1. way or right of approach or entry. We gained access to the house through a window.
2. way or right to meet (someone) or use (something). Senior students have access to the library at weekends.
ˈaccess code noun
a combination of characters that is used to obtain permission to enter a computer or a communication network.
acˈcessible adjective
(of a person or place) able to be reached or approached easily. His house is not accessible by car.
acˌcessiˈbility noun

access

وُصُول, يَتَوَصَّلُ إِلى přístup, získat adgang, skaffe sig adgang til Zugang, zugreifen auf πρόσβαση, προσπελαύνω acceder, acceso päästä sisään, pääsy accéder à, accès pristup, pristupiti accedere, accesso アクセスする, 接近 접근, 접속하다 openen, toegang få tilgang til, tilgang dostęp, uzyskać dostęp aceder, acessar, acesso доступ, получить доступ komma åt, tillträde เข้าถึง, ทางเข้า erişmek, giriş được phép vào, tiếp cận 出入, 通道

ac·cess

1. n. ataque, acceso; paroxismo;
2. [entrance] entrada.

access

n acceso; — to treatment acceso a tratamiento; venous — acceso venoso; wheelchair — acceso para silla(s) de ruedas
References in classic literature ?
They had hoped for great things, but if the cavern gave access to the buried city--the ancient city of Kurzon on the chief altar of which stood the golden idol, Quitzel--it looked as though they were never to enter it.
With no other guide than the ripple of the stream where it met the head of the island, a party of their insatiable foes had ventured into the current, and swam down upon this point, knowing the ready access it would give, if successful, to their intended victims.
Turning quickly, she was surprised at sight of a young man, who had found access into the garden by a door opening out of another gable than that whence she had emerged.
The room itself is cobwebbed, and dingy with old paint; its floor is strewn with grey sand, in a fashion that has elsewhere fallen into long disuse; and it is easy to conclude, from the general slovenliness of the place, that this is a sanctuary into which womankind, with her tools of magic, the broom and mop, has very infrequent access.
He wandered all day through the buildings; and in a week or two, when he had been all over the yards, and into every room to which he had access, and learned that there was not a job anywhere, he persuaded himself that there might have been a change in the places he had first visited, and began the round all over; till finally the watchmen and the "spotters" of the companies came to know him by sight and to order him out with threats.
Bring your sills up to the very edge of the swamp, then (though it may not be the best place for a dry cellar), so that there be no access on that side to citizens.
And think of the simple ways of this court: this wandering wench hadn't any more trouble to get access to the king in his palace than she would have had to get into the poorhouse in my day and country.
Finally, with a venomous access of irritation, I said I would leave without the sock; so I rose up and made straight for the door--as I supposed--and suddenly confronted my dim spectral image in the unbroken mirror.
The question of gaining personal access to her was a question which must be decided before any communication could be opened with Mr.
My dear, there is an upper window in the prison, to which Charles can sometimes gain access at three in the afternoon.
My father had left a small collection of books in a little room upstairs, to which I had access (for it adjoined my own) and which nobody else in our house ever troubled.
Pursuing the narrow intricacies of the streets which at that time tended westward near the Middlesex shore of the river, my readiest access to the Temple was close by the river-side, through Whitefriars.