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Definition of Access


  1. A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
  2. The means, place, or way by which a thing may be approached; passage way; as, the access is by a neck of land.
  3. Admission to sexual intercourse.
  4. Increase by something added; addition; as, an access of territory. [In this sense accession is more generally used.]
  5. An onset, attack, or fit of disease.
  6. A paroxysm; a fit of passion; an outburst; as, an access of fury.

Access Quotations

Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement. - Peter Drucker
Today knowledge has power. It controls access to opportunity and advancement.
Peter Drucker

The PC has improved the world in just about every area you can think of. Amazing developments in communications, collaboration and efficiencies. New kinds of entertainment and social media. Access to information and the ability to give a voice people who would never have been heard.
Bill Gates

I was born on the other side of the tracks, in public housing in Brooklyn, New York. My dad never made more than $20,000 a year, and I grew up in a family that lost health insurance. So I was scarred at a young age with understanding what it was like to watch my parents lose access to the American dream.
Howard Schultz

You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.
Hillary Clinton

We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.
Marcus Samuelsson
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Access Translations

access in Dutch is oprijlaan, oprit
access in German is Zugriff, Einsicht, Zugriff, Zutritt, Zugang
access in Italian is entratura
access in Norwegian is adgang
access in Portuguese is acesso, ataque
access in Spanish is instinto, entendimiento, acceso, acceso
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