Synonyms of access


1. entree, access, accession, admission, admittance, right

usage: the right to enter

2. access, right

usage: the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)

3. access, approach, way

usage: a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge"

4. access, access code, code

usage: 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, operation

usage: (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information

6. access, approach, approaching, coming

usage: the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"


1. access, recover, retrieve, find, regain

usage: obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer

2. access, get at, reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain

usage: 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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Definition and meaning of access (Dictionary)