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We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access to so much information so quickly and so easily.
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Meaning of "access" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ACCESS

From Old French or from Latin accessus an approach, from accēdere to accede.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ACCESS

access  [ˈæksɛs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACCESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Access is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb access in English.

WHAT DOES ACCESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of access in the English dictionary

The first definition of access in the dictionary is the act of approaching or entering. Other definition of access is the condition of allowing entry, esp allowing entry by wheelchairs, prams, etc. Access is also the right or privilege to approach, reach, enter, or make use of something.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO ACCESS

PRESENT

Present
I access
you access
he/she/it accesses
we access
you access
they access
Present continuous
I am accessing
you are accessing
he/she/it is accessing
we are accessing
you are accessing
they are accessing
Present perfect
I have accessed
you have accessed
he/she/it has accessed
we have accessed
you have accessed
they have accessed
Present perfect continuous
I have been accessing
you have been accessing
he/she/it has been accessing
we have been accessing
you have been accessing
they have been accessing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I accessed
you accessed
he/she/it accessed
we accessed
you accessed
they accessed
Past continuous
I was accessing
you were accessing
he/she/it was accessing
we were accessing
you were accessing
they were accessing
Past perfect
I had accessed
you had accessed
he/she/it had accessed
we had accessed
you had accessed
they had accessed
Past perfect continuous
I had been accessing
you had been accessing
he/she/it had been accessing
we had been accessing
you had been accessing
they had been accessing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will access
you will access
he/she/it will access
we will access
you will access
they will access
Future continuous
I will be accessing
you will be accessing
he/she/it will be accessing
we will be accessing
you will be accessing
they will be accessing
Future perfect
I will have accessed
you will have accessed
he/she/it will have accessed
we will have accessed
you will have accessed
they will have accessed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been accessing
you will have been accessing
he/she/it will have been accessing
we will have been accessing
you will have been accessing
they will have been accessing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would access
you would access
he/she/it would access
we would access
you would access
they would access
Conditional continuous
I would be accessing
you would be accessing
he/she/it would be accessing
we would be accessing
you would be accessing
they would be accessing
Conditional perfect
I would have access
you would have access
he/she/it would have access
we would have access
you would have access
they would have access
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been accessing
you would have been accessing
he/she/it would have been accessing
we would have been accessing
you would have been accessing
they would have been accessing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you access
we let´s access
you access
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to access
Past participle
accessed
Present Participle
accessing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACCESS


abscess
ˈæbsɛs
assess
əˈsɛs
batch-process
ˈbætʃˌprəʊsɛs
cess
sɛs
excess
ɪkˈsɛs
multiaccess
ˌmʌltɪˈæksɛs
obsess
əbˈsɛs
overprocess
ˌəʊvəˈprəʊsɛs
precess
prɪˈsɛs
preprocess
priːˈprəʊsɛs
princess
prɪnˈsɛs
process
ˈprəʊsɛs
reassess
ˌriːəˈsɛs
recess
rɪˈsɛs
reprocess
riːˈprəʊsɛs
subprocess
ˈsʌbˌprəʊsɛs
success
səkˈsɛs
unsuccess
ˌʌnsəkˈsɛs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACCESS

acceptor impurity
access code
access course
access land
access point
access programme
access provider
access radio
access road
access television
access time
access visit
accessaries
accessarily
accessariness
accessary
accessibility
accessible
accessible to
accessibleness

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACCESS

assessment process
box-office success
conditional access
deck-access
deferred success
direct access
direct memory access
due process
high-speed downlink packet access
instant access
internet access
Lake Success
learning process
legal process
manufacturing process
nonsuccess
overnight success
random access
remote access
sequential access

Synonyms and antonyms of access in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACCESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «access» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of access

Translation of «access» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACCESS

Find out the translation of access to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of access from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «access» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

通道
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

acceso
570 millions of speakers

English

access
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पहुँच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وُصُول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

доступ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acesso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রবেশ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accès
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Akses
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zugang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

接近
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

접근
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Akses
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

được phép vào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அணுகல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवेश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

erişim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accesso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dostęp
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

доступ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acces
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόσβαση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

toegang
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tillträde
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tilgang
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of access

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCESS»

The term «access» is very widely used and occupies the 798 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «access» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «access» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about access

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «ACCESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word access.
1
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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.
2
Ami Bera
Patient autonomy is paramount to the oath that we take when we enter the profession of medicine. That is why I am appalled when the federal government gets between my patients and their right to the full range of medical information and complete access to health care.
3
Edward McKendree Bounds
Man's access in prayer to God opens everything and makes his impoverishment his wealth. All things are his through prayer.
4
Laura Bush
Every child in American should have access to a well-stocked school library.
5
Eric Cantor
We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they're denied by their insurer.
6
Vint Cerf
We never, ever in the history of mankind have had access to so much information so quickly and so easily.
7
Vint Cerf
There is an underlying, fundamental reliance on the Internet, which continues to grow in the number of users, country penetration and both fixed and wireless broadband access.
8
Wendy Davis
Let's make sure that we don't close down 37 of the 42 clinics in Texas and leave women with nowhere to go and put them in a situation where their health will be at risk, because what we do know is that closing down the ability to access that service unfortunately does not take the need away or women's confronting that issue away.
9
Michael Dell
Dell will participate in tablets and all sorts of client devices. Our main business is helping our customers secure, protect their data and access it from any device they want to.
10
Christopher Dodd
All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACCESS»

Discover the use of access in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to access and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Access
Strategies for encouraging lower ability students to discuss themes and teaching points are given in starter and plenary suggestions in the Teacher's Guide.
Wendy Wren, 2005
2
Access 2010: The Missing Manual
Unlock the secrets of this powerful database program and discover how to use your data in creative ways.
Matthew MacDonald, 2010
3
Access 2003 Programming by Example with VBA, XML, and ASP
This book is designed to take Microsoft Access users to the next step in programming.
Julitta Korol, 2010
4
Access Database Design & Programming
In particular, this book focuses on three areas: Database design. The book provides an enjoyable, informative overview of database design that carefully shows you how to normalize tables to eliminate redundancy without losing data. Queries.
Steven Roman, PhD, 2013
5
Access 2007 For Dummies
Whether you've used one of the older versions or this is your first exposure to Access, here's where you'll find the essentials you need to make this database system work for you.
Laurie Ulrich Fuller, Ken Cook, John Kaufeld, 2011
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Access Control Systems: Security, Identity Management and ...
Access control is a method of allowing and disallowing certain operations on a computer or network system. This book details access control mechanisms that are emerging with the latest Internet programming technologies.
Messaoud Benantar, 2006
7
Open Access
Distilling a decade of Suber's influential writing and thinking about open access, this is the indispensable book on the subject for researchers, librarians, administrators, funders, publishers, and policy makers.
Peter Suber, 2012
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Integrating Excel and Access
In particular, the book explains how the powerful analysis tools of Excel can work in concert with the structured storage and more powerful querying of Access.
Michael Schmalz, 2005
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Beyond Access: Transforming Policy and Practice for Gender ...
This book combines analysis of policy and empirically based studies on gender, education, and development.
Sheila Aikman, Elaine Unterhalter, 2005
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Access Controlled: The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in ...
Report from the OpenNet Initiative.
Ronald Deibert, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACCESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term access is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NYC.TV Hopes To Bring The Spirit Of Public Access TV To The Web
Hey, remember public access? Those local, non-commercial channels where you'd find weird stuff (and, sure, city council meetings) that made ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
2
Olympic legacy failure: access to school sport now a postcode lottery
Michael Gove's scrapping of School Sport Partnerships in 2011 ended £162m of ringfenced funding that paid for secondary school PE teachers ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
After long drought, Hillary to broaden media access, grant more …
But a consensus has formed around the notion that allowing more routine access will drain the drama from each encounter. “The more media ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Wants To Expand Web Access In …
During a visit to the island a few days ago, Google executives spoke to the government and told them they could set up Internet access on the ... «Gazette Review, Jul 15»
5
For the Disabled on the Hill, Access Is Everything
For the Disabled on the Hill, Access Is Everything. The Capitol campus is constantly being upgraded to make it easier to navigate for those with ... «National Journal, Jul 15»
6
McHale Defends Caitlyn Jenner
... courageous what she has done —and I'm in the courageous boat," Joel told Access Hollywood of Caitlyn's public reveal earlier this month. «Access Hollywood, Jul 15»
7
Conservation area road improved for better access
It offers good access to Empire Ranch and recreational sites.” The project, using funds from the Federal Highway Administration, cost $3.7 ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
8
US spin on access to Iranian sites has distorted the issue
The Obama administration said in its 2 April fact sheet that Iran “would be required” to grant IAEA inspectors access to “suspicious sites”. «Middle East Eye, Jul 15»
9
How to lock (and prevent access to) individual apps on Android
More exactly, you can lock individual apps (and prevent unauthorized access to them) by using third-party applications that are made with this ... «Phone Arena, Jul 15»
10
Cuba Expands Wi-Fi Access Across Entire Island
For years now, Internet access in Cuba has only been available for a few as broadband Internet access had been mostly limited to state Internet ... «Latin Post, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Access [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/access>. Jul 2020 ».
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