Definition of access verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    access

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈæksɛs//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they access
     
    he / she / it accesses
     
    past simple accessed
     
    -ing form accessing
     
     
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  1. 1access something (computing) to open a computer file in order to get or add information
  2. 2 access something (formal) to reach, enter, or use something The loft can be accessed with a ladder.
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