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Definition of Access

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

If a person is homosexual by nature - that is, if one's sexuality is as intrinsic a part of one's identity as gender or skin color - then society can no more deny a gay person access to the secular rights and religious sacraments because of his homosexuality than it can reinstate Jim Crow.
Jon Meacham

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
Kent Conrad

If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access to the pond. I wonder whether I would realize that while African nations have a failure of leadership, they also have dynamic people with agency and voices.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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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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