Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you access something, you get information from it, usually using a computer. (noun) If you have access to something, you can use it, look at it, enter it, etc.

Examples: (verb) Users of computers connected to the internet can access images from millions of sources around the world. (verb) The product enables multiple systems to access a single database. (noun) We will seek to provide greater access to personal records held by government. (noun) As a student, you have access to all our facilities including the library and computers.

Synonyms: nouns: entry. verbs: connect (to), open.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 E