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(noun, verb)


There are 8 meanings of the word Access.

How to pronounce access:

Def 1 US

Access - as a noun

The right to enter

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The right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

A way of entering or leaving

Example: "He took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"

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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.)

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access code
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(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
memory access
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The act of approaching or entering

Example: "He gained access to the building"

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Access - as a verb

Obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

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Reach or gain access to

Example: "How does one access the attic in this house?"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
get at

Example Sentences

"I need to gain access to the building."
"Only authorized personnel are allowed access to the secure server room."
"Students can use their IDs to get access to the library."
"The government is working to improve internet access in rural areas."
"She has limited access to her own medical records."
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Word Game Points

Is ACCESS a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, access is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ACCESS has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is ACCESS a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, access is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ACCESS has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is ACCESS a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, access is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ACCESS has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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