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accessible

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adjective ac·ces·si·ble \ik-ˈse-sə-bəl, ak-, ek-\

Simple Definition of accessible

  • : able to be reached or approached

  • : able to be used or obtained

  • : easy to appreciate or understand

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of accessible

  1. 1 :  providing access

  2. 2 a :  capable of being reached <accessible by rail>; also :  being within reach <fashions at accessible prices> b :  easy to communicate or deal with <accessible people>

  3. 3 :  capable of being influenced :  open <accessible to new ideas>

  4. 4 :  capable of being used or seen :  available <the collection is not currently accessible>

  5. 5 :  capable of being understood or appreciated <the author's most accessible stories> <an accessible film>

accessibilityplay \-ˌse-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
accessiblenessplay \-ˈse-sə-bəl-nəs\ noun
accessiblyplay \-blē\ adverb

Examples of accessible in a sentence

  1. The inn is accessible by train and bus.

  2. The mall is accessible from the highway.

  3. It is a fascinating and accessible book.



15th Century

First Known Use of accessible

15th century


ACCESSIBLE Defined for Kids

accessible

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adjective ac·ces·si·ble \ak-ˈse-sə-bəl\

Definition of accessible for Students

  1. 1 :  able to be reached <The resort is accessible by train.>

  2. 2 :  able to be used or obtained <The book is accessible in your school library.>





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