"access" in the noun sense
1. entree, access, accession, admission, admittance
the right to enter
the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
3. access, approach
a way of entering or leaving
"he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"
4. access, access code
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.)
5. access, memory access
computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information
the act of approaching or entering
"he gained access to the building"
"access" in the verb sense
obtain or retrieve from a storage device as of information on a computer
2. access, get at
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"
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