|1.||[ noun ] a way of entering or leaving|
"he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
|Related terms:||way entrance|
|2.||[ noun ] the right to enter|
|Synonyms:||admittance accession entree|
|Related terms:||right door admit|
|3.||[ noun ] the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)|
|4.||[ noun ] (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information|
|Related terms:||operation disk_access computer_science|
|5.||[ verb ] 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"
|Related terms:||reach accession|
|6.||[ verb ] (computer science) obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer|
|Related terms:||recover log_in address computer_science|
|7.||[ noun ] the act of approaching or entering|
"he gained access to the building"
|Related terms:||approach back_door|