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ACCESSIBLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accessible mean? 

ACCESSIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective ACCESSIBLE has 4 senses:

1. capable of being reached
2. capable of being read with comprehension
3. easily obtained
4. easy to get along with or talk to; friendly

  Familiarity information: ACCESSIBLE used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACCESSIBLE (adjective)


Sense 1accessible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of being reached

Context example:

a town accessible by rail

Similar:

approachable; reachable (easily approached)

come-at-able; get-at-able; getatable (capable of being reached or attained)

convenient; handy; ready to hand (easy to reach)

in hand (accessible at the present time)

Also:

convenient (suited to your comfort or purpose or needs)

Attribute:

accessibility; availability; availableness; handiness (the quality of being at hand when needed)

Antonym:

inaccessible (capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all)


Sense 2accessible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of being read with comprehension

Synonyms:

approachable; accessible

Context examples:

readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader / the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels

Similar:

comprehendible; comprehensible (capable of being comprehended or understood)


Sense 3accessible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Easily obtained

Context examples:

most students now have computers accessible / accessible money

Similar:

available (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service)


Sense 4accessible [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Easy to get along with or talk to; friendly

Context example:

an accessible and genial man

Similar:

approachable (easy to meet or converse or do business with)


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