2 the right to obtain or make use of or take advantage of something (as services or membership)
3 a way of entering or leaving; "he took a wrong turn on the access to the bridge" [syn: approach]
4 (computer science) the operation of reading or writing stored information [syn: memory access]
5 the act of approaching or entering; "he gained access to the building"
1 obtain or retrieve from a storage device; as of information on a computer
2 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" [syn: get at]
- , /ˈæk.sɛs/, /"
Access may refer to:
- ACCESS (Australia), a not-for-profit International Relations Youth group in Sydney, Australia
- Access credit card, now part of MasterCard
- Access (comics), a character in DC and Marvel Comics
- Access (The West Wing), an episode of The West Wing
- Access (economics), Access is a catalytic process that enables interactions, contacts and exchanges among people, businesses and nations.
- Access (group), a Japanese pop band under Sony Music Japan
- ACCESS high school ministry, a high school ministry in Modesto,CA at Big Valley Grace Community Church.
- Access in telecommunications
- Access Co., a software company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
- Access (law), law governing architectural provisions for persons with disabilities
- Access Music, a German synthesizer manufacturer
- Access programme, a type of preparation course in the United Kingdom
- Access Hollywood, an entertainment newsmagazine
- Access Television Network, a cable infomercial channel in the United States
- Access (TV channel), an educational television station in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- ACCESS.bus, a peripheral-interconnect computer bus developed by Philips
- Access 5, a project sponsored by NASA
- AirCraft Casualty Emotional Support Services, an American nonprofit for grieving families of aviation disaster victims
- EASE/ACCESS, a Space Shuttle flight experiment
Access may also refer to:
access in Uzbek: Access
access in German: Access
access in French: Access
access in Korean: 액세스
access in Dutch: Access
access in Japanese: アクセス
access in Russian: Access
access in Turkish: Access
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