To access

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Definition

to access: to enter a place, to obtain information
verb
You can access the room via this door.
I've accessed the database by hacking their security system.

the access: the right or ability to enter a place or to obtain information
noun
This is a restricted area, you have no access here. This is a controlled area, you have no right to enter this place.
access denied You are not authorised to view this information.
an all access pass a card which gives authorization to go everywhere

Examples

  • "They could save us money, and have access to tickets which are unlisted on travel websites."
  • "- Never deactivate the firewall we have installed for you, even if it prevents you from accessing certain websites (which are, as it happens, not appropriate for the workplace)."
  • "And in Bolivia, you may even be denied access to your salary if you don't vote in an election!"
  • "Rajard : Well, our online tech support has access to shipping information, if you pay them a visit they should be able to find your fan."
  • "I would like the main bedroom to have direct access to the bathroom and plenty of storage space."
  • "She asks that no e-mails be sent to her while she is not in the office, as she won't have access to her computer."
  • "Although I wasn't allowed access to Miss Stake's personal files, I have compiled a short checklist of three of the most common issues in efficiency reviews."
  • "You have full access to the internet but will be unable to download files on to your computer."
  • "There's no good reason why a six-year-old child should have access to a gun, much less bring a gun to school."
  • "He had asked if I could hold a bottle of benzyl acetate for a moment, and I hadn't access to my pad."

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