Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun access

6 senses of access

Sense 1
entree, access, accession, admission, admittance -- (the right to enter)
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Sense 2
access -- (the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership))
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Sense 3
access, approach -- (a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge")
       => way -- (any artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another; "he said he was looking for the way out")

Sense 4
access, access code -- (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.))
       => code -- (a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy)

Sense 5
access, memory access -- ((computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information)
       => operation -- ((computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second")

Sense 6
access -- (the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building")
       => approach, approaching, coming -- (the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb access

2 senses of access

Sense 1
access -- (obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer)
       => recover, retrieve, find, regain -- (get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly")

Sense 2
access, get at -- (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")
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts")

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