HyperDic: access

English > 8 senses of the word access:
NOUNattributeaccess, entree, accession, admission, admittancethe right to enter
attributeaccessthe right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
artifactaccess, approacha way of entering or leaving
communicationaccess, access codea 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.)
artifactaccess, memory access(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
actaccessthe act of approaching or entering
VERBpossessionaccessobtain or retrieve from a storage device
motionaccess, get atreach or gain access to
access > pronunciation
Soundsae'kseh.s
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > access: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe right to enter.
Synonymsentree, accession, admission, admittance
NarrowerdoorAnything providing a means of access (or escape)
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
Spanishadmisión, entrada
Catalanadmissió, entrada
English > access: 8 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership).
BroaderrightAn abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature
English > access: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA way of entering or leaving.
Example"he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
Synonymapproach
Narrowerentrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entreeSomething that provides access (to get in or get out)
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Spanishacceso, enfoque, entrada, paso
Catalanaccés, entrada, pas
English > access: 8 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA 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.).
Synonymaccess code
Narrowerback door, backdoorAn undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains
BroadercodeA coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
Spanishcódigo de acceso, contraseña
Catalanclau d'accés, codi d'accés, contrasenya
English > access: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information.
Synonymmemory access
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerdisk accessmemory access to the computer disk on which information is stored
Broaderoperation(computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction)
Verbsaccessobtain or retrieve from a storage device
English > access: 8 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of approaching or entering.
Example"he gained access to the building"
Narrowerback door, backdoorA secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)
Broaderapproach, approaching, comingThe act of drawing spatially closer to something
Spanishacceso, entrada
Catalanaccés, entrada
Verbsaccessreach or gain access to
English > access: 8 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningObtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narroweraddressaccess or locate by address
log in, log on, log-inEnter a computer
Broaderrecover, retrieve, find, regainget or find back
Spanishacceder
Nounsaccess(computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
English > access: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningreach or gain access to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"How does one access the attic in this house?"
Synonymget at
Broaderreach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gainReach a destination / destination, either real or abstract
Spanishacceder, llegar, pretender
Adjectivesaccessiblecapable of being reached
Nounsaccessthe act of approaching or entering
accessionthe act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne)

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