A coming to, or near approach; admittance; admission; accessibility; as, to gain access to a prince.
- A means of approaching, entering, exiting, communicating with, or making use of: a store with easy access.
- The ability or right to approach, enter, exit, communicate with, or make use of: has access to the restricted area; has access to classified material.
- Public access.
- An increase by addition.
- An outburst or onset: an access of rage.
- To obtain access to, especially by computer: used a browser to access a website; accessed her bank account online.