1. [ noun ] a way of entering or leaving
Synonyms: approach

"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)
Related terms: right
4. [ noun ] (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
Synonyms: memory_access
Related terms: operation disk_access computer_science
5. [ verb ] reach or gain access to
Synonyms: get_at

"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
Similar spelling:   Ackiss