accessible


accessible
ac|ces|si|ble [əkˈsesıbəl] adj
1.) a place, building, or object that is accessible is easy to reach or get into
The island is only accessible by boat.
There is a church which is easily accessible from my home.
2.) easy to obtain or use
accessible to
the need for an efficient health service that is accessible to all
easily/readily accessible
Computers should be made readily accessible to teachers and pupils.
3.) someone who is accessible is easy to meet and talk to, even if they are very important or powerful
I think that you'll find she's very accessible.
4.) a book, poem, painting etc that is accessible is easy to understand and enjoy
accessible to
He wants his music to be accessible to everyone.
>accessibly adv
>accessibility [əkˌsesəˈbılıti] n [U]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • accessible — [ aksesibl ] adj. • 1355; de accéder 1 ♦ Où l on peut accéder, arriver, entrer. Cette région est difficilement accessible. Ce lieu n est accessible que par avion. Parc accessible à tous, aux visiteurs. Roue de secours facilement accessible, à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • accessible — UK US /əkˈsesəbl/ adjective ► able to be easily got or used: be accessible to sb » The website is accessible to all users. ► able to be reached or entered: »The studios are fully accessible to people with disabilities. »Our building is wheelchair …   Financial and business terms

  • Accessible — Ac*cess i*ble, a. [L. accessibilis, fr. accedere: cf. F. accessible. See {Accede}.] 1. Easy of access or approach; approachable; as, an accessible town or mountain, an accessible person. [1913 Webster] 2. Open to the influence of; with to. Minds… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accessible — Accessible, adj. de tout genre. Qui peut estre abordé, qui peut estre approché. Cet homme, ce lieu n est pas accessible. il est accessible à toute heure & à toutes sortes de personnes. cette place n est accessible que par un endroit …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • accessible — [ak ses′ə bəl, əkses′ə bəl] adj. [Fr < LL(Ec) accessibilis < L accessus, ACCESS] 1. that can be approached or entered 2. easy to approach or enter 3. that can be got; obtainable 4. open to the influence of: with to [accessible to pity] …   English World dictionary

  • accessible — (adj.) c.1400, affording access, from M.Fr. accessible, from L.L. accessibilis, verbal adjective from L. accessus a coming near, approach (see ACCESS (Cf. access) (n.)). Meaning easy to reach is from 1640s; Of art or writing, able to be readily… …   Etymology dictionary

  • accessible — I adjective achievable, amenable, approachable, assailable, attainable, available, communicative, convenient, obliging, open, open minded, penetrable, pervious, reachable, receptive, responsive II index amenable, available, convenient …   Law dictionary

  • accessible — [adj] approachable; ready for use attainable, available, door’s always open*, employable, exposed, getatable, handy, near, obtainable, open, operative, possible, practicable, public, reachable, susceptible, unrestricted, usable; concept 576 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • accessible — Accessible, com. penac. Accessu facilis …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • accessible — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be accessed. 2) friendly and easy to talk to; approachable. 3) easily understood or appreciated. DERIVATIVES accessibility noun accessibly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • accessible — (a ksè si bl ) adj. 1°   Où l on peut arriver, pénétrer. Le rivage n était pas accessible. Le temple de Cérès n était pas accessible aux hommes. Rendre un coteau accessible. 2°   Fig. La vertu est accessible à tous. Sous l ancienne monarchie,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré


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